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Preparations for the commemoration of Heroes Day and Defence Forces Day on August 11 and 12 are at an aanced stage, with Government urging the people to turn out at different venues throughout the country in their numbers. Speaking at a Press conference yesterday, Harare provincial administrator Cde Alfred Tome confirmed that various activities had been lined up for the commemorations.

“We are fully prepared for Heroes Day and Defence Forces Day on the 11th and 12th of August,” he said.

“All these days, we really want to celebrate, especially on our Heroes Day, to celebrate in remembering the good works that our fallen heroes did for us and also the good they did for Zimbabwe.”

Cde Tome said on Defence Forces Day, 40 buses would ferry people to and from the National Sports Stadium.

The Zimbabwe Defence Forces soccer team would play against their Namibian counterparts as part of the commemorations, while entertainment will be provided by various artistes including Sulumani Chimbetu, Alick Macheso and Jah Prayzah.

“We are saying to all Zimbabweans, come and say thank you to our living Defence Forces cadres who are very faithful, very patriotic and defending our country very well,” Cde Tome said.

He said the Zimbabwe Defence Forces soccer team will play against their Namibian counterparts as part of the commemorations, while entertainment will be provided by various artistes including Sulumani Chimbetu, Alick Macheso and Jah Prayzah.

Source : The Herald

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