The United Nations (UN) flag will fly at half-mast worldwide on Tuesday in honour of the late Republican President Michael Sata.
The United Nations Protocol and Liaison Service informed the Zambian Mission in New York that the flag of the UN would be lowered to half-mast at all its offices worldwide on Tuesday morning, the burial day of President Sata.
Diplomatic staff at the Zambian Mission and other dignitaries will witness the lowering of the flag at UN Headquarters.
The Protocol and Liaison Service further informed the Zambian Mission that flags of all the 193-Member States would not fly on Tuesday in honour of President Sata.
The United Nations General Assembly on Thursday, October 30, 2014, held a special tribute session to President Sata at which Member States praised the legacy of the departed Head of State.
This is contained in a statement made available to QFM News by Permanent Mission of the Republic of Zambia to the United Nations First Secretary for Press and Public Relations Chibaula Silwamba.
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