President Edgar Lungu has reaffirmed that Zambia will remain a Christian nation and implored citizens to bury any perceived differences.
And President Lungu has commended opposition political parties who turned up for the National Day of Prayer, Fasting and Reconciliation at Kitwe’s Nkana stadium.
The head of state says there is need for citizens to be at peace with one another through constructive dialogue.
The president was speaking when he graced the 2017 National Day of Prayer, Fasting and Reconciliation in Kitwe this afternoon.
He urged citizens to reflect on this year’s theme to make it easy for everyone to avoid wrong doing.
Meanwhile Copperbelt province Minister Bowman Lusambo thanked President Lungu for making time to grace the National Day of Prayer and fasting.
Mr Lusambo was speaking in his welcoming remarks during this year’s National Day of Prayer and reconciliation.
And Minister of Religious Affairs and National Guidance Godfridah Sumaili said Zambia is a distinguished country with a unique and peaceful environment.
Earlier National House of Prayer Advisory Board Chairperson Bishop Joshua Banda said today’s gathering is a direct demonstration to citizens’ commitment to national unity.