The visit of the ex-President of Zambia R. Banda in July 2010 which has coincided with the Opening-up Policy to Africa of Turkey has given a new momentum to the bilateral relations.
The Turkish Embassy in Lusaka was opened in February 2011. The negotiations on different agreements are in progress in order to build-up the legal basis between the two countries. There is one Turkish school in Zambia. Zambia, decided to open an Embassy in Ankara before the end of 2011.