Government has denied neglecting the survivors of the first and Second World Wars.

Government says it has not neglected the survivors of the first and Second World Wars.
And Eastern Province Minister, Malozo Sichone told Breeze News that the district only has two surviving men who fought in the Second World War, which started in 1939 to 1943.
Mr. Sichone says the two survivors of the Second World War are on government pension and receive their monthly salary and free fertilizer under FISP, the Framer Input Support Programme.
Mr. Sichone has urged officers from the Zambia Army to be finding time to visit the world war survivors and learn from them and also make documentaries for them.
Mr. Sichone says the memorial of the fallen heroes who fought in the 1st and 2nd World Wars should be a reflection to every Zambian to look through the past and love one another.
Meanwhile Mr. Sichone this morning led survivors of the Second World War, government officials and military personnel in remembering fallen Heroes who died in the first and second world wars at the 1940 freedom statue.
And speaking during the event, Deputy Regional Commander, Lieutenant Colonel Richard Chilangwa says the day is a very important one as it makes people remember the militaries who died while fighting running battles during the two wars.
Lieutenant Chilangwa says it is for this reason that most barracks in the country, including Gonda in Chipata is named after the battle reminiscences.

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