12 November 2012

Zimbabwe: Police Band Refuses to Play National Anthem

press release

The police band was on Monday an embarrassment to itself when it refused to play the national anthem at the launch of the First Annual Medium Plan (MTP) in Harare.

After the introductions had been done, the permanent secretary in Ministry Economic Planning and Investment Promotion, Desire Sibanda, a request was made for the police band to play the national anthem but they refused.

Addressing the delegates later, the Minister of Economic Planning and Investment Promotion, Hon. Tapiwa Mashakada said the attitude of the police band was embarrassment to the nation and a disgrace as it affects the moral fabric of this country.

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