PRESIDENT Michael Sata is today expected to lead mourners in putting to rest late former Defence Minister Benjamin Mwila, who died in South Africa last week.
Family Spokesperson Ary Mumba said Mr Mwila would be put to rest at the Memorial Park Cemetery in Lusaka.
General Mumba said burial would be preceded by a church service at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross at 10:00 hours.
Mr Mwila died at a South Africa hospital after an illness and his body arrived in the country on Wednesday.
Mr Mwila fondly known as BY, was leader of the Zambia Republican Party and had served in various ministerial portfolios under the late Frederick Chiluba administration.