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Chakwera to develop Northern Region; set to preside over Mzuni Silver Jubilee, Launch Water Project in Nkhata-bay & Mega Farm


Malawi’s President Lazarus Chakwera has expressed his government’s dedication to fostering the growth of the northern region through various development initiatives aimed at enhancing the social and economic advancement of the region. The President made these remarks yesterday during his arrival in Mzuzu at the Mzuzu City roundabout, where he addressed the welcoming crowd.

“We are here in the North for three official duties; celebrating together the Mzuzu University 25 years of existence since inception, and two projects in Nkhata-Bay of Water and Mega Farm.

“These three; Education, Water and Sanitation, as well as Food Security are very important to us as Northern Region and out country at large. We will soon come again here for inauguration of other projects your government is initiating in this region to uplift the development of the North” Said President Chakwera.

In his remarks, Harry Mlekanjala Mkandawire, the Vice President of the Malawi Congress Party who is also the Minister of Defence, remarked that the enthusiastic reception President Chakwera received in the region is a clear indication of the region’s satisfaction with Chakwera’s leadership and their readiness to support him for a second term until 2030.

Joseph Chavula, the Regional Chairman for the North, expressed gratitude on behalf of the region for the development projects that President Chakwera is undertaking in the North. He emphasized that the responsibility for the country’s development lies in the hands of the MCP leadership, and many positive developments have occurred since the party regained power in 2020.

Meanwhile, President Lazarus Chakwera is set to preside over the 25th graduation ceremony of Mzuzu University students this morning, September 6, 2023. He will also inaugurate the Nkhata-Bay Water Project and launch the Mega Farms Programme in Nkhata-Bay district later in the week.


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