Lusaka, October, 25, ZANIS—Government has applauded Zambians for celebrating the golden jubilee through various activities that took place before and on the Independence Day.
Vice president Guy Scott said it is important for the nation to hold its country in high esteem and not to be reluctant about its notable achievements.
ZANIS reports that the Vice President said this during the independence golden jubilee official breakfast in honor of freedom fighters in Lusaka today.
Dr. Scott applauded the freedom fighters for the contribution they made during Zambia’s attainment of independence.
The vice president noted that now is the time to remember what the country has achieved and to acknowledge each other.
Meanwhile Dr. Scott wished president Sata was at the event in honoring the freedom fighters.
The vice president said it is his greatest wish that president Sata arrives back home from his medical checkup in good health.
And freedom fighter mama Chibesa Kankasa in her vote of thanks praised government for recognizing the efforts of the freedom fighters.
Mama Kankasa said that government has been very supportive in attending to the plights of the freedom fighters a thing which she said should continue.