His Excellency Mr Edgar Chagwa Lungu President of the Republic of Zambia has conveyed his heartfelt condolences to the United States of America (U.S.A) President Mr Donald Trump and the Bush family on the passing away of Former U.S President George H.W. Bush who died on 30thNovember, 2018.
“ It is with a deep sense of sorrow that l learnt of the death of President George H.W. Bush, the former President of your country, who passed away on 30thNovember, 2018. On behalf of the Government, the people of the Republic of Zambia and indeed on my own behalf, l wish to express our heartfelt condolences to Your Excellency, the entire Bush family and to the people of the United States of America,” says the President.
In a message of condolences, the President says President Bush Senior will be remembered for his persistent fight for peace, security and stability in the world which he made with dedicated service throughout his tenure.
The President describes President Bush as a patriot who served as a shining example of service to country with humility, grace and decency.
The President says as Zambia joins the rest of the world in mourning a distinguished leader, he prays that the Almighty God grants the bereaved family and the people of the United States of America, strength and comfort during this difficult moment.
“Please accept, Your Excellency, our deepest condolences and the assurance of my highest consideration,” says the President.
Lusaka (Wednesday, 5thDecember, 2018)
Issued by: AMOS CHANDA SPECIAL ASSISTANT TO THE PRESIDENT (PRESS AND PUBLIC RELATIONS) STATE HOUSE