Vice President Mutale Nalumango has held bilateral talks with the Vice President of Cote D’Ivoire Teimoko Meyliet Kone.

Speaking after a closed-door meeting in Abidjan, Cote D’Ivoire, Mrs Nalumango said that both parties realise the extent of challenges that the African continent continues to grapple with.

She noted the need for the two countries to take advantage of the Continental free trade by strengthening bilateral ties where possible for more opportunities.

During the meeting, Mrs Nalumango also presented a gift to her counterpart.

This is on the sidelines of the ongoing high-level meeting on the theme of the African year nutrition, strengthening resilience in nutrition and food security on the African continent: strengthening agri-food systems, health and social protection systems for acceleration of development of human, social and economic capital.