Health Minister Chitalu Chilufya has clarified that the commemoration of the World AIDS day has been postpone from December 1st to 11th December to allow for wider participation.
Dr. Chilufya says the decision was arrived at after wider consultation with all stakeholders.
He was responding to a question from Lukulu East MP Christopher Kalila during questions for oral answer session in parliament on Thursday.
Dr. Chilufya said Government wants all leaders to participate in the commemorations.
He said government is demonstrating political will in the fight against HIV- AIDS.
And Dr Chilufya said the country has adequate stocks of ARVs.
He was responding to Luena MP, Mulonda Kundoti who wondered whether the postponement of the AIDS commemoration was on account of the reported shortage of AIDS in some health facilities.