MINISTRY of Home Affairs permanent secretary Mulenga Chileshe says phase two of the mobile issuance of National Registration Cards (NRCs) will be simultaneously launched tomorrow in four provinces.
And Government has suspended the police report fee of K50 paid for loss of NRCs in the provinces where the exercise will start tomorrow.
Dr Chileshe said phase two of the exercise will cover Eastern, Lusaka, Southern and Western Provinces.
This is according to a statement issued by Ministry of Home Affairs head of public relations Moses Suwali in Lusaka yesterday.
Dr Chileshe said the programme will run for 90 days and that the launch will be undertaken simultaneously in all the four targeted provinces.
He said Minister of Home Affairs Davies Mwila is scheduled to launch the programme in Lusaka’s Mandevu township while Deputy Minister of Home Affairs Colonel Gerry Chanda will launch the programme in Eastern Province at Chipata town centre.
In Western Province, Dr Chileshe said the programme will be launched by Deputy Minister of Home Affairs Colonel Panji Kaunda in Nalolo while Dr Peter Mwaba will launch the programme in Southern Province in Choma.
“We, therefore, appeal to members of Parliament, traditional and civic leaders, the media and all well-meaning members of the society to help disseminate information regarding the mobile registration exercise so that we register as many people as possible,” Dr Chileshe said.
And Dr Chileshe said the Ministry of Home Affairs has suspended the police report fee of K50 for loss of NRCs in all the four provinces where the exercise will be active for the duration of the exercise.
He said this is to facilitate and ease the registration process.