Vice President Saulos Klaus Chilima continued with the tradition as he turned Father Christmas to cheer patients at Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital (QECH) in Blantyre and presented assorted gifts.
Chilima cheers patients at Gogo Catching maternity wing .Chilima was accompanied by his wife Mary, who also wore matching seasonal red attire.
The vice-president cheered up children in two paediatric wards (special care and oncology) before visiting mothers at Gogo Chatinkha maternity wing.
Chilima sporting a festive Santa attire with a hat replete with a spread-out white artificial beard and carrying a sack of gifts,cheered the children when he gave out gifts to patients in the children and maternity wards.
In his remarks after the visit, Chilima said the festive season families are supposed to spend time together “but our fellow citizens are not feeling well and are in hospital. So the ideal situation is to reach out to them, cheer them up and share the little that we have.”