China gives Malawi K17bn grant for Police, Community Colleges: Benefits of ‘Look East’ policy

The Chinese government has granted Malawi K17 billion to go towards procurement of Police Service vehicles and establishment of community technical colleges.

Mutharika: Chinese government has done it again for the people of Malawi

Mutharika: Chinese government has done it again for the people of Malawi

President Peter Mutharika, who is in China for a five-day official visit, revealed about grant on Friday.

”It is great news that China has granted Malawi MK 17 billion .This gesture was disclosed to me during the audience I had with Chinese Premier (Prime Minister), Mr. Li Keqiang,” said Mutharika through his Facebook page.

The grant, according to Mutharika, is expected to contribute towards procuring 100 police vehicles and part of it will be channelled towards completion of five community technical colleges.

He said the police vehicles will assist in improving the country’s security and ensure that Malawi ”remains secured and an environment friendly where investors would feel safe to do their business”.

”Part of this grant will be channelled towards the completion of 5 more technical colleges as we continue creating the skilled labour force necessary for social and economic development”.

Mutharika also revealed that the Chinese government has promised continued support to Malawi and working in partnership as the country strives to fight poverty.

”Having completed the first phase of their projects in Malawi, the Chinese government is looking forward to start new projects very soon,” added Mutharika.

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Big kahuna
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wathu wathu peter mufune musafune 2019 wooooooooo!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Mwendanato
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IF THERE IS A GOVERNMENT AGENCY WHICH ABUSES VEHICLES ITS THE POLICE AND THE PRISON SERVICE. THEY ARE ALSO VERY POOR AT SERVICING THEIR CARS. YOU WILL NOT THAT SERVICING OF THEIR VEHICLES IS DONE AT ROAD SIDE GARAGES SUCH AS NDIRANDE AT OTHER UNFIT GARAGES ALONG THE MAIN ROAD IN NTCHEU. ZIKABWERA ZANYAWANI YOU WILL SEE EACH POLCE OFFICE HIKING ONE TO GO TO MUNDA KU BANK AND OTHER TRIVIA TRIPS. IF YOU ARE VERY KEEN SIPAPITA ONE WEK BEFORE VEHICLES HAVE OVERTURNED OR BASHED. SHAME INDEED

Tozer Tsono
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China is good partner for the Mutharika dynasty because they have not required transparency and accountability in the use of donated funds. Are the Chinese giving K17 billion, and demanding a K10 billion back of the same, as a thank you for really donating K7 billion? Chinese leaders have been cracking down on corrupt practices in their own country; which leaves one to wonder whether or not Chinese leaders will demand accountability in the use of the well earned tax payers money of the Chinese people? The Mutharika government could have simply provided an explanation for the unaccounted for K577… Read more »
Winston msowoya
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The problem with the majority of Malawians is that Banda’s brutality had played a devastating role into the minds of our people that led them not to distinguish between bad and good.I have never supported Banda in my life time,but when it came to the choice of making friends,he did a progressive choice to pickup Taiwan instead of main land China.Some 30 or 40 years ago,when Chinese economy started to grow and eventually became one of the strongest economies in the world,the first casualties of its economic upsurge,were African Countries who were thirsty of cash to run their economies,when our… Read more »
Tymon
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Being someone who has stayed in China. I can say that China also has its own challenges. But it chooses to help Malawi in alleviating extreme poverty while handling their own challenges. Their country has developed out of hardwork and sacrifice and we are benefiting from such thing. Its high time we learn from their experience and utilise the aid in creating self reliance.

Love Ndovi
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Ask what u can do for your country, but not what the country can do for you. why the hell people just can’t stop pointing fingers at others and act to do some good to Malawi? At least their people worked hard to combat poverty and they are catching up with the times! Mindset of our people…

Winston Msowoya
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If we can have ten Malawians like Telling the truth and Charter,then I deduce that our country has a bright future for our children,their grandchildren and the generations to follow.The fact remains that the so- called LOOK EAST POLICY will never benefit our country,instead,it is truely vice- versa.China is in Africa to pillage its gargantuan God given resources to feed its 2 billion people more than by far,live under most depressive poverty.May I remind my fellow Malawians that they must not be hood- winked that China’s economy is stronger than that of the USA or EU.Afterall,Chinese currency ( Yuan) is… Read more »
bilson chipale
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VERY CLEVER:
1) ROB CHINESE SHOPS
2) CREATE INSECURITY
3) ASK FOR MONEY FOR POLICE!
DPP WOYEE!

Ndatero ine
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Mubepo pompo mudzidzanama kuti chifukwa chakukwela kwa dollar magalimoto agulidwa 20 enao ali ku daresaalam abwerabe ife a duphiphi tikuyesesa kuti mdziko muno mukhale chitetezo ….20 of those cars to be painted blue eeee yanu ija mbava inu …..paja mipando yamu new stadium ndiyantundu wanji?

maphwiya
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thumb up! pliz help these uniform people by giving dem good accommodation why can’t u finish building houses for police men in mtsiliza please ĺ beg !!!!!!!!!!!

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