By: Vincent Gunde
MALAWI TO COMMEMORATE 55TH INDEPENDENCE IN BLANTYRE
Malawi will commemorate this year’s 55th Independence Anniversary at Kamuzu stadium in Blantyre.
The commemorations will take place featuring national service of worship at the sports complex Hall of the College of Medicine, and assorted entertainment at Kamuzu stadium.
This is contained in a press release dated 29 th June, 2019 by Hon. Mark Botomani MP, Minister of Information, Civic Education and Communications Technology.
The release says the Independence celebrations will be held under the theme
CELEBRATING OUR FREEDOM WITH PEACE, UNITY AND LOVE
The release says the three regions rotate to host the independence celebrations to give equal opportunity to all Malawians to share the honour of hosting the event.
It says last year in 2018, the celebrations were held in the North, in 2017 in the Centre and, this year 2019 in the South.
The release further says the entertainment at Kamuzu stadium will include traditional dances, military displays and football involving both male and female teams.
Meanwhile, it has pleased His Excellency Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika, the President of the Republic of Malawi to appoint Hon. Joseph Mwanamvekha MP, Minister of Finance, Economic Planning and Development to chair the main organising committee for the 55th Anniversary of Independence celebrations this year.
The President has also appointed into the committee Hon. Nicholas Dausi MP, Minister of Homeland Security, and Hon. Francis Phiso MP, Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture.
The release says all relevant Government Ministries, Departments and Agencies are members of the committee.