Malawi celebrates 58 years of independence on Wednesday

By Kondanani Chilimunthaka

Malawiaans will this Wednesday go into 58th year of celebrating the country’s independence and 56 years of its republic at a ceremony to be held in the Capital Lilongwe.

According to the chairperson of the organizing committee for the celebrations, who is also Minister of Lands, Sam Kawale, this year’s celebrations will only have National Service of Worship which will take place at Bingu International Conference Center from 9 o’clock in the morning of July 6,2022

Chairperson of the organizing committee Hon Sam Kawale

“The preparation for this year’s 58th Independence National Service of Worship are now at a completion stage.

The event, which will be at Malawi Square, Bingu International Conference Center, will start at 9am, Wednesday, July 6,2022″. Reads in part the statement released by Kawale.

According to Kawale, the Worship service to mark the independent celebrations will be conducted under the theme *”Rise for a Resilient and Prosperous Malawi”.*

The National Service of Worship comes in after President Lazarus Chakwera directed to cancel the scheduled celebration programs as one way of saving resources amidst economic crisis.

President Lazarus Chakwera and the First Lady, Madame Monica Chakwera will lead Malawians in the commemoration.