President Edgar Lungu has left South Africa for Ethiopia where he is expected to attend an emergency SADC double troika Summit Meeting.

Minister of Foreign Affairs, who is traveling with President Lungu, Jospeh Malanji said a SADC emergency meeting had been called over the recently held DRC elections and the announced provisional results.

The Summit will be held on Thursday, January 17, 2019.

President Lungu recently called on the parties in the DRC to consider forming an inclusive government.

President Lungu was in South Africa to hold bilateral meetings with his counterpart President Cyril Ramaphosa.

President Lungu was seen off by Zambia’s High Commissioner to South Africa, State House Senior Private Secretary, Daniel Siwo and Military Officers from Waterkloof Military Base.