Chakwera at the Office- President works from Capital Hill

By Staff Reporter

President Dr Lazarus Chakwera on Tuesday worked from his Capital Hill office, where he also met with cabinet ministers, senior officials and other stakeholders to discuss various matters of government.

The President engaged with Minister of Agriculture, Sam Kawale, Minister of Tourism, Vera Kamtukule and Minister of Mining, Monica Chang’anamuno where he was briefed on the preparations for the Agriculture, Tourism and Mining (ATM) promotion week, scheduled to take place from April 19th to 27th at the Bingu International Convention Centre (BICC) in Lilongwe.

Chakwera arriving at the Capital Hill

In an interview following the meeting, Kawale mentioned that the ATM Promotion Week will showcase investment opportunities within the Ministry of Agriculture, Tourism, and Mining. He added that Ministry of Agriculture is focusing on irrigation to increase food production and building resilience to climate change.

“We will also have seed suppliers, fertilizer suppliers, tractor suppliers as well as off takers. Our research department will showcase new seeds and fertilizer available to make farming cheaper and increase harvest,” Kawale said.

Minister of Mining, Monica Chang’anamuno commended President Chakwera for supporting the ATM Week and promoting the three ministries as key contributors to the country’s economic growth.

She urged other ministries to join the ATM promotion week so that they can work together and effectively deliver across sectors.

Chang’anamuno mentioned that the Mining Investment Forum, scheduled for April 23rd and 24th, will feature artisanal, small-scale, medium-scale, and large-scale mining activities in Malawi.

She further  urged all Malawians to be part of the ATM promotion week.


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