Lands Deputy Minster, Nasim-ul-Gani Hamir, is dead.
Mr. Hamir died this afternoon at University Teaching Hospital, UTH, after a short illness.
Secretary to the Cabinet, Joshua Kanganja, confirmed the death of Mr. Hamir in a statement in Lusaka this evening.
Dr. Kanganja said Mr. Hamir was admitted to the hospital this morning and passed away around 16:00 hours.
Mr. Hamir was until the time of his death MMD Chitambo Member of Parliament.