President Lungu expected in Eastern province


President Edgar Lungu is expected in the Eastern Province tomorrow on a working visit.

The President will also drum up support for the PF candidates Jack Shuma and Dora  Siliya in  the Malambo and Petauke Central constituencies respectively in the by- elections slated for 30th June.

This is according to the programme released by the Provincial administration today  obtained by ZANIS in Chipata.

According to the programme, President Lungu is expected to arrive at Mfuwe International airport at 15:00 hours after which he will proceed to inspect the airport road and later travel to Chichele lodge where he will have a briefing with senior party officials.

President Lungu will on Friday meet all the Mambwe chiefs at Masumba- Chiutika school around 09: 00 hours and soon after address a public rally from about 09: 40hours to 1100 hours at the school grounds.

The President will thereafter travel to Jumbe in Mambwe district at about 11: 30 hours where he is scheduled to address another rally at Jumbe school grounds and soon after travel to Msoro where he is expected to address another rally in the afternoon.

He will depart for Petauke after the rally and will have a meeting with the business community at Chimmwemwe lodge later in the evening.

The President will on Saturday hold a meeting with Petauke chiefs in the morning at Chimwemwe lodge and later travel by road to Kalindawalo where he will address a rally around 09: 30 hours at Kaulu school grounds  and another one at Petauke day secondary school around 11:00 hours.

President Lungu will hold his last rally at Minga in the afternoon around 14:30 hours before flying to Mfuwe international airport enroute to Livingstone.