President Edgar Lungu is this Saturday expected in Petauke district in the eastern province on a working visit.
This is according to the circular to all government institutions, NGOs, civil societies and business houses released yesterday and also obtained by ZANIS from the office of the District Commissioner in the area.
President Lungu will be in the district to launch the HE FOR SHE campaign, a campaign against gender inequality targeting male Chiefs, in Chief Nyamphande’s Chiefdom.
The Head of State who is the guest of honour is also expected to visit Nyampande GBV project after the launch.
The Ministry of Chiefs and Traditional Affairs in collaboration with the UNDP are spearheading the launch.
Meanwhile, most of the invited Chiefs from across the country have started arriving in the district in readiness for the event.
The launch will be preceded by a workshop to be held at Chimwemwe lodge on Friday.