Kikwete lays wreaths at Mwanawasa, Chiluba, Sata graves

Embassy Park Lusaka kikwete
Embassy Park Lusaka kikwete

Visiting Tanzanian President Jakaya Kikwete today visited and laid wreaths on the graves of late Presidents Levy Mwanawasa, Michael Sata and late former President Fredrick Chiluba at the Embassy Park in Lusaka.


Dr. Kikwete was accompanied by his wife Salma, Lusaka Province Minister Obvious Mwaliteta, Justice Minister Ngosa Simbyakula and Zambia’s High Commissioner to Tanzania Judith Kapijimpanga when he laid wreaths on the three graves.


The Tanzanian President later signed in the visitors’ book at Embassy Park shortly after laying wreaths.


In his message of condolences on the death of three presidents, Dr. Kikwete said he felt sad but also expressed happiness to have had an opportunity to visit the burial site of the great sons of Zambia.


Dr. Kikwete described the three late presidents as great leaders for both Zambia and the entire Southern African Development Community (SADC) region.


The Tanzanian leader wished the three late presidents to rest in eternal peace and that their legacies would live on forever.