President Banda assured the chiefs that the forthcoming elections would be held under free and fair conditions in which transparency was guaranteed, according to state house spokesperson Dickson Jere.
The President called for peace to prevail in Zambia through the elections period. He urged all stakeholders to ensure that political campaigns were carried out in a manner that enhanced peace for the greater good of all Zambians.
The President also distributed Bibles to the guests.
The chiefs were in Lusaka for a workshop with the Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) and the President took advantage of their presence in the capital to host them.