President Sata defends removal of fuel subsidy

President Michael Sata has defended his governments move to remove the fuel subsidy.He explained thats its removal would avail funds to be used in the social sector and infrastructure development.He assured Zambians that the PF government remains committed to ensuring that there is a transparent and equitable distribution of resources to all sectors to facilitate greater economic growth.
Below is the Full statement
Media Statement
For Immediate Release
PRESIDENT SATA ON THE REMOVAL OF FUEL SUBSIDY
LUSAKA, Thursday, May 2, 2013 — His Excellency, Mr. Michael Chilufya Sata, President of the Republic of Zambia, has said the removal of the subsidy on petroleum products will enable the state to have more finances available for spending and guarantee proper implementation of all government programmes and projects.