government has deleted the church from the list of institutions to be paying land taxes stating that it does not make sense to tax the owner of the land who is god.
chief government spokesperson given lubinda says the patriotic front government will give priority to the church were land allocation is concerned adding that this was part of its promises of giving people what belongs to them.
mr. lubinda says the pf government will always come back to consult the church over various matters as it is the major stakeholder comprising different zambians from all tribes in the country.
mr lubinda who is information, broadcasting and tourism minister and pf kabwata member of parliament has stated that government does not need to ask where to find the people but already knows that the church is home to most of the under privileged.
he has observed that government is second in terms of offering support but the church is the first one hence president michael sata’s decision to pronounce that zambia will be governed by the ten commandments