Tuesday, May 21, 2024

President Hichilema and President Samia Suluhu Hassan Pay Tribute to Liberation Heroes


In a poignant ceremony, President Hakainde Hichilema alongside Her Excellency the President of the United Republic of Tanzania, Dr. Samia Suluhu Hassan, paid a heartfelt tribute to the fallen heroes of their nations’ struggle for liberation and the esteemed founding figures who paved the way for the nations’ freedom.

The event took place at the iconic Freedom Statue, a symbol of Zambia’s hard-fought freedom and unity. Both presidents, representing their nations, laid wreaths at this revered monument, expressing their profound respect and gratitude for those who made immense sacrifices for the independence and progress of Zambia and Tanzania.

The shared history of Zambia and Tanzania is intertwined with the indomitable spirits of their liberation heroes, whose dedication and vision continue to shape the destinies of their countries. Among these esteemed figures are Mwalimu Julius Nyerere of Tanzania and Dr. Kenneth David Kaunda of Zambia. Their unwavering commitment to the cause of liberation and the pursuit of freedom has left an enduring legacy that has benefited generations.

President Hichilema and President Samia Suluhu Hassan recognized the immeasurable debt of gratitude owed to these great leaders, acknowledging that without their tireless efforts, the two nations would not be enjoying the fruits of liberation and self-determination. The presidents emphasized the enduring importance of preserving the memory of these heroes, ensuring that their legacy lives on as a source of inspiration for current and future generations.

This tribute at the Freedom Statue not only celebrated the past but also served as a reminder of the continuous efforts needed to uphold the values of unity, freedom, and progress. Both leaders pledged to cherish the memory of their nation’s heroes and to remain committed to the principles of justice, unity, and development that these distinguished individuals championed.


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