Government has declared Tuesday September 13, 2016 the day for the inauguration ceremony of President-elect and the Vice President-elect as a public holiday.
In a statement issued to ZANIS in Lusaka today, Secretary to the Cabinet Roland Msiska also declared Monday September 12 ,2016 as a half working day.
Dr. Msiska has since advised institutions and businesses providing essential and entertainment services to make adequate arrangements to ensure the provision of such services are not disrupted on both days.
The Secretary to the Cabinet has advised members of the public from outside Lusaka wishing to attend the inauguration ceremony to make their own travel and accommodation arrangements.
Dr. Msiska has urged those who will not be able to travel to Lusaka for the inauguration ceremony to follow the proceedings on the national television.
Meanwhile, Dr. Msiska has called on the general public to celebrate the important national occasion in a responsible and peaceful manner.