First Secretary Political and Administration at the Zambian High Commission in India, Masugzo Kaonga has died.
Disclosing the development in a statement to ZANIS, today, First Secretary for Press Bwalya Nondo said the late Kaonga died in the early hours of yesterday in.
Mr Nondo said the late Diplomat has had a kidney problem and was due to undergo a kidney transplant next week.
Acting Zambian High Commissioner to India Brig. Gen. Allan Kalebuka said the death of Mr. Kaonga came as a shock. This is because, only the previous day, the deceased was energetic and contributed constructively, to a management meeting.
Gen.Kalebuka said Zambia has lost a dynamic and diligent young diplomat whose services will be missed greatly.
The late Kaonga is survived by a wife and four children. His remains will be repatriated to Zambia tomorrow, for burial.