The Ministry of Water and Sanitation took the monthly clean-up exercise for the month of April to Area 25 Health Centre in Lilongwe on the 14th of April 2023.
The exercise was led by the Minister; Hon. Abida Sidik Mia and the Deputy Minister; Hon. Liana Kakhobwe Chapota. The Ministry was joined by the sector’s stakeholders, including UNICEF, Lilongwe Water Board, Central Region Water Board, NWRA, and WESNET among others.
Speaking at the exercise, the Minister urged everyone to take part in such activities as they are aimed at promoting good hygiene and sanitation practices in our communities.
“We have been encouraged by the President, to continue with the exercise as it is very important in reversing the negative impacts of littering on the environment, including the harm it has on wildlife, pollution of water bodies, and soil degradation,” said Mia
The clean-up exercise was launched by the President, His Excellency Dr. Lazarus McCarthy Chakwera on 11th November 2020.