The Herald (Harare)

21 January 2013

Zimbabwe: VP Nkomo Burial Programme

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Late Vice President John Landa Nkomo.

Monday January 21

TIME EVENT

0830 hrs Hearse departs 53 Harvey Brown for Stodart Hall

0900 hrs Hearse arrives Stodart Hall

0930 hrs Arrival of service chiefs

Chief Justice

National chairmen of the ruling parties

Speaker of the House of Assembly

President of the Senate

0945 hrs Hon Deputy Prime Ministers and spouses

0950 hrs Hon Prime Minister and spouse

0955 hrs Hon Vice President J.T.R. Mujuru

1000 hrs His Excellency the President and the First Lady

BODY VIEWING

1030 hrs Departure for Heroes' Acre

1100 hrs Arrival Heroes' Acre

Firing party number 1 presents arms and then rest on their arms reserved

1105 hrs Bearer party removes coffin from gun carriage, and takes up position

Coffin placed in position in front of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

Bearer party moves off and replaces head-dress

1120 hrs Reading from the Bible by Minister of Religion

CHOIR

1130 hrs Address by family representative

1140 hrs Address by His Excellency The President

CHOIR

1205 hrs Coffin placed at the grave side and flag handed over to the family

1210 hrs Coffin lowered into the grave

1215 hrs 19 Gun salute followed by last post/reveille

Fly past

Prayer by Minister of Religion

1230 hrs LAYING OF WREATHS

Family representative

His Excellency the President

Honourable Vice

President J T R Mujuru

Honourable Prime Minister

M R Tsvangirai

Honourable Deputy Prime Minister Prof A G O

Mutambara

Honourable Deputy Prime Minister T Khupe

President of the Senate

Speaker of the

House of Assembly

National Chairmen of

the Ruling Parties

Chief Justice

Service Chiefs

Dean of the Diplomatic Corps

His Worship the

Mayor of Harare

Women's League

and Assemblies'

Representatives

Director of War Veterans

Zimbabwe Ex-political

Prisoners, Detainees and Restrictees

1255 hrs National Athem

Dignitaries depart in

the following order:-

1300 hrs His Excellency the President and the First Lady

Honourable Vice

President J T R Mujuru

Honourable Deputy Prime Minister M R Tsvangirai and Spouse

Honourable Deputy Prime Minister Prof A G O Mutambara and Spouse

Honourable Deputy Prime Minister T Khupe followed by other dignitaries

President of the Senate

Speaker of the House of Assembly

National Chairmen of the Ruling Parties

Chief Justice

Honourable Ministers, Service Chiefs and other dignitaries.

END OF PROGRAMME

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