RB orders national mourning for old colleague

President Rupiah Banda has declared today Thursday 26th November, 2009, a day of national morning in honour of late former Commerce and Industry Minister Otema Musuka who passed away on Sunday 22nd November,2009 at the University Teaching Hospital (UTH) in Lusaka.

Secretary to Cabinet Joshua Kanganja announced the development in a statement..

Dr. Kanganja said all flags will fly at half mast and activities of entertainment nature should be postponed or cancelled during the national morning period which will run from 06:00hrs to 18:00hrs.

The Secretary to Cabinet also disclosed that the burial for the late Ambassador Musuku will take place tomorrow at the Old Leopards Hill Memorial Park in after a church service at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross and that mourners should be seated by 09:20 hours.

The late Mr. Musuku also served as Zambia’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations.

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