Chakwera attending Kamuzu day commemoration


President Lazarus Chakwera today Saturday is attending the first Malawi president Late Dr Hestings Kamuzu Banda commemoration day.

Since Chakwera ascended to power in June 2020 government took over organisation of the event from the Kamuzu family, with the Ministry of Tourism Wildlife and Culture being a coordinator.

President Chakwera will lead other dignitaries in laying wreaths.

The event is being commemorated under the theme: Reflecting the culture of unity in diversity and contact and dialogue for nation building.

Kamuzu Day which falls on the day of his birthday: May 14 every year, was declared a holiday by former President Bingu wa Mutharika who unveiled the Mausoleum in 2006 in honor of Malawi’s first President fondly called The Ngwazi.

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