His Excellency Mr Edgar Chagwa Lungu President of the Republic of Zambia is deeply saddened by the tragic loss of lives in the earthquake which struck central Italy on 24th August, 2016.
President Lungu in a message of condolences to Prime Minister of the Republic of Italy His Excellency Mr Matteo Renzi said the Zambian people commiserate with the Italian people as they mourn their beloved ones.
The President prayed that the Almighty God may grant comfort and solace to the bereaved families during this trying period.
‘’On behalf of the Government, the people of the Republic of Zambia and on my own behalf, it is with utmost sorrow that l convey to Your Excellency, the Government and the people of Italy, our heartfelt and deepest condolences for the tragic loss of life in the central part of your country following the earthquake of 24th August 2016,’’ President Lungu said.
‘’Please accept Your Excellency, the assurances of my highest consideration.’’
Issued by: AMOS CHANDA SPECIAL ASSISTANT TO THE PRESIDENT (PRESS AND PUBLIC RELATIONS) STATE HOUSE
LUSAKA, (MONDAY, AUGUST, 29, 2016)