President Michael Sata says he is deeply saddened at the passing of former Bank of Zambia governor, Dominic Mulaisho, who died in Lusaka on Sunday evening.
Mr Sata described the late Mulaisho as a devoted patriot and intellectual who rendered a selfless service to the country.
In his message of condolences to the Mulaisho family, President Sata said the late Mulaisho was a gifted thinker who showed brilliance in many national responsibilities he executed.
“It is with profound grief that I offer my deepest condolences to the Mulaisho family on the loss of this dedicated and steadfast compatriot,” President Sata said.
This is contained in a media statement issued by his Special Assistant for Press and Public Relations, Gorge Chellah, and made available to ZANIS today
“Our departed colleague and brother gallantly served this country during his distinguished career. Therefore, his illustrious services will be deeply missed by all of us. We beseech the Almighty God to grant the bereaved family comfort and strength as they face this tragic loss,” he noted.
The late Mulaisho once served as Dr Kenneth David Kaunda’s economic advisor, BOZ governor, World Bank consultant and permanent secretary in the ministry of mines among other.