By Naomi Nyawali in South Africa
Zambian prominent Business Executive and Chairman of radian stores Amratlal Balubhai Patel has died.
Mr Patel, 61, died at Mediclinic in Sandton, Johannesburg South Africa.
He died after being admitted to Mediclinic for an illness.
According to the information made available to the Zambia High Commission in Pretoria his Son Kishan, Mr Patel had been admitted to Mediclinic for three weeks after a short illness.
His body will be repatriated to Zambia on Thursday.
And Zambia’s High Commissioner to South Africa, Emmanuel Mwamba expressed sadness over the death of the late Patel.
Mr Mwamba said the late Mr Patel played a key role in creating local jobs for many Zambians throughout his network business.
He said that Mr Patel was also a pioneer in the Introduction of consumer electronics goods to the Zambian Economy and shared knowledge openly for the growth and betterment of the people of Zambia.
He added that he taught the fundamentals of maintaining humbleness and integrity to those that were ready to listen.