Acting President Guy Scott has declared Tuesday January 20, the presidential by-election day, a public holiday.
In a supplement to the Republic of Zambia Government Gazette dated Monday, January 12 2015, Dr Scott said the presidential election day will be a public holiday.
“In exercise of the powers contained in section three of the Public Holidays Act, the following notice is issued: this n
otice may be cited as the Public Holidays (Declaration) notice 2015. It is declared that Tuesday 20th January, 2015 shall be observed as a public holiday in view of the presidential election to be held that day,” the statement reads in part.