President Edgar Lungu has ordered the evacuation of People’s Party president Mike Mulongoti to South Africa for specialist treatment.
Mulongoti has been hospitalized at the University Teaching Hospital for the past 10 days with his health degenerating.
President Lungu has directed the Ministry of Health to evacuate him within 48 hours.
Mulongoti served in various government portfolios in the MMD of government including the influential positions of Minister of Information and also Works and Supply.
He served under President Frederick Chiluba, Levy Mwanawasa and Rupiah Banda.