CHINESE CEMETERY CONSTRUCTION HALTED
CONSTRUCTION of a Chinese cemetery in Chongwe’s Silverest area has been halted by the Chongwe Municipal Council. It has ordered the developer of the Chinese Martyr’s Memorial Facility; Messr China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (Zambia) Limited to stop all construction activities at Silverest area of Ntandabale ward 9 in Chongwe District, Assistant Public Relations Manager, Musonda Mino has said. Mr. Mino said in a statement made that the move comes after the developer’s failure to follow procedure before commencing with development activities. The council has instructed the developer to restore the land to its original state. Matters at hand are that, China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (Zambia) Limited, a company which was sub-contracted by the Chinese embassy in Zambia to construct the Chinese Martyr’s Memorial Facility had commenced construction of the cemetery without obtaining permission to do so.