Chinese memorial graves to be constructed next month

Written by on April 16, 2019

The China Civil Engineering Construction says it will commence the construction works of a Chinese TAZARA Memorial Park in Chongwe next month.

In November last year, the Chongwe Municipal Council ordered an immediate stop to the construction of a Chinese cemetery in Silverest area, but the decision was later overruled by Foreign Affairs Minister Joe Malanji who said the land was legitimately given to the Chinese in 2015.

China Civil Engineering  General Manager, An Haitao says China Civil has received blessings and support from various stakeholders in Chongwe District to commence the construction works. 

Mr. Haitao says the company has been chosen by the Chinese government to construct the TAZARA Memorial Park, in memory of 36 Chinese engineers and technicians who died during the construction of TAZARA and other China-aided projects.

Mr. Haitao said this during a joint health campaign held at the project site of TAZARA Memorial Park in Chongwe. C

And Mr. Godffrey Luputa, Principle Advisor to Her Royal Highness Chieftainese Nkomeshya Mukamambo II was pleased with the event and said that such events are always welcome because they are beneficial to the community.

Mr Luputa also  urged China Civil engineering to frequently organize medical checkups in order to help the local people access medical facilities and create awareness about various diseases


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