By Vitumbiko Mvula……….
Richard Chimwendo Banda Minister for Local Government ,Unity and culture together with his deputy Owen Chomanika are today leading business captains, former mayor’s and politicians at Mount Soche in Blantyre at the first ever city summit.
Blantyre city is having her summit under the theme “A liveable , Safe and Vibrant City. The summit is expected to discuss waste management , urban security illegal vending and street connected children among others.
120 delegates from various groups are expected to attend this summit .
Commenting on this, one of the health expert in the country Maziko Matemba, has recommended the ministry and Blantyre city council for the summit. saying it is important to come up with solutions on how to manage waste because it’s cities in the country that are registering high rates of communicable diseases that come with poor waste management like cholera.
He further added that delegates should speak out on how best we can improve the city hygiene so that it looks a modern city.