Public, private institutions urged to display presidential portrait
Lusaka, January 15, ZANIS — Government has directed all public and private institutions to immediately display clearly the official portrait of President Michael Sata in their offices.
Lusaka Province Deputy Permanent Secretary Bright Nundwe issued the directive in an interview with ZANIS in Lusaka today.
Mr. Nundwe said the Head of State was the legally binding authority in the country whose portrait should be properly displayed in all government offices, public institutions, private companies and
He said he was dismayed to find that most companies in Lusaka town, including government offices, have not displayed President Sata’s portrait
He has since urged all government departments, public and private institutions to buy the approved official presidential portraits from the Zambia News and Information Services (ZANIS) which has a sufficient stock.
The Deputy Lusaka Province Permanent Secretary said he expected all the eight districts in Lusaka province and the rest of the country to heed to his call.
Mr .Nundwe said he will undertake another inspection to check if the portraits will have been displayed as directed by his office and warned of stern action against those who will defy the directive.