—Foreign Affairs Permanent Secretary, George Zulu, has described the late veteran broadcaster and musician, Charles Muyamwa, as a great pillar of the nation.
Mr Zulu said this in Lusaka today when he visited the widow of the late Mr Muyamwa to present her the Zambian national flag.
The Permanent Secretary said the Zambian flag presented to her symbolises the contribution Mr Muyamwa made to the country.
Mr Zulu said government is united with the Muyamwa family during this period of mourning and trying moment.
He said Zambia lost a great patriot and a true gallant hero of Zambia because his contribution to development will be dearly missed.
He said the country will continue to pray for the widow and give her support when need arises.
And Patricia Muyamwa, widow of the late Mr Muyamwa, thanked government for presenting her with the Zambian flag
Mrs Muyamwa said she is glad that her husband has been recognised as a role model and be conferred with a state funeral.
She paid tribute to President Michael Sata and government for the noble gesture bestowed to her late husband.
The late Mr Muyamwa, 69, died in South Africa after an Illness and was buried late last week at Leopards Hill Memorial Park.