First Republican President Dr Kenneth Kaunda was yesterday discharged from Lusaka Trust Hospital where he was admitted on Monday April 20, 2015, for a medical check-up.
His office confirmed in a statement that the former President was released after his doctors were satisfied with results from tests conducted over the last few days.
Dr Kaunda, who turns 91 years old on Tuesday, will continue to rest at home before resuming his normal duties.
Senior Executive Officer- Protocol in the Office of the First President Cheswa Silwizya said Dr Kaunda is deeply humbled y the outpouring of love from President Edgar Chagwa Lungu and the people of Zambia.
‘The Office of the First President and Dr Kaunda’s family has expressed great appreciation for the overwhelming support and prayers while he was hospitalized.’ Mrs Silwizya’s said.