Zambia: Full Burial Programme for President Michael Sata

REQUIEM MASS AT THE STATE FUNERAL OF THE LATE HIS EXCELLENCY PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF ZAMBIA AT THE NATIONAL HEROES STADIUM

TUESDAY, 11TH NOVEMBER, 2014

07:05 hrs

Guard of Honour takes position at National Heroes Stadium

07:10 hrs

Arrival of:
Choirs
Members of the Public

07:15 hrs

Arrival of:
Former Senior Government Officials
Former Service Chiefs
Former National Leaders
Former Deputy Speakers and Speakers of the National Assembly
Former Deputy Chief Justices and Chiefs Justices
Members of the House of Chiefs
Religious and Civic Leaders

07:20 hrs

Arrival of Senior Government Officials

07:25 hrs

Arrival of
Members of the Diplomatic Corps
Members of Parliament
High Court and Supreme Court Judges Leaders of Political Parties
Deputy Ministers

07:30 hrs

Arrival of His Worship the Mayor of the City of Lusaka

07:35 hrs

Arrival of Cabinet Ministers and Members of the Central Committee

07:40 hrs

Arrival of the Hon. Mr. Speaker of the National Assembly

07:45 hrs

Arrival of Her Ladyship the Acting Chief Justice

07:50 hrs

Arrival of Hon. Edgar Lungu, MP, Patriotic Front Secretary General, Minister of Defence and of Justice

07:55 hrs

Arrival of His Excellency Mr. Rupiah Bwezani Banda, Fourth President of the Republic of Zambia

08:00 hrs

Arrival of His Excellency Dr. Kenneth David Kaunda, First President of the Republic of Zambia

08:05 hrs

Arrival of Service Chiefs

08:10 hrs

Arrival of His Excellency Dr. Guy L Scott, MP, Acting President of the Republic of Zambia and Dr. Charlotte Scott

08:10 hrs

Arrival of Foreign Governments Representatives and Dignitaries

08:20 hrs

Arrival of Foreign Heads of State and Government

08:40 hrs

The Funeral Cortege of His Excellency Mr. Michael Chilufya Sata, President of the Republic of Zambia, departs State House for the National Heroes Stadium

08:55 hrs

Arrival of the Funeral Cortege at the National Heroes Stadium
– Presidential Salute and National Anthem

09:00 hrs REQUIEM MASS

Director of Ceremony – Colonel (Rev) Vincent Mwenya

Zambia Army Chaplain Order of Service
• Reception of the Body –
• Entrance Hymn –
• National Anthem – Combined Choir St. Ignatius
• Salutation – Director of Ceremony
• Life History –
• Penitential Rite –
• Gloria –
• Opening Prayer –
• 1st Reading –
• Responsorial Psalm (Hymn) –
• 2nd Reading –
• Alleluiah –
• Gospel –
• Homily –
• Prayers of the Faithful –

Mourners assembled – Col. (Rev) Henry Matifeyo Zambia National Service Chaplain For the Family – Lt. Col. (Father) Eugene Nyambe Zambia Air Force Chaplain For National Unity – Snr. Supt. Chombwe Kayando Zambia Police Service Chaplain For National Leaders – Asst. Supt. (Pst) John Zimba Zambia Prison Service Chaplain

• Liturgy of Eucharist – Sanctus Proclamation of Faith
Lord’s Prayer
Lamb of God
• Communion
• Thanksgiving
• Tributes/Speeches
• Final Commendation/Final Blessing Speeches
– Church Representative
– Family Representative
– Patriotic Front Representative
– SADC Chairperson/Representative
– AU Chairperson/Representative
– His Excellency Dr. Guy L Scott, MP, Acting President of the Republic of Zambia

11:00 hrs

End of Service

– The body is taken to the Dais
– Presidential Salute and National Anthem

11:30 hrs

The Funeral Cortege departs National Heroes Stadium for Embassy Park Presidential Burial Site

12:00 Hrs

The Funeral Cortege arrives at the Embassy Park Presidential Burial Site

BURIAL PROCEDURE AT EMBASSY PARK PRESIDENTIAL BURIAL GROUND

• Opening Prayer
• Blessing of the Grave
• Lowering of Casket
• National Anthem
• 21 Gun Salute Simultaneously
• Fly Past
• Reveille & Last Post
• Committal & Burial
• Laying of Wreaths
• Presentation of Flag

Closing Prayer

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