Chiumia hails increased allocation to Sports Ministry in Malawi 2015/16 Budget

Youth Development and Sports Minister Grace Obama Chiumia has hailed the Malawi government for increasing funding towards her ministry in the 2015-16 national budget.

Chiumia:  Enough resources

Chiumia:  Well funded

The Malawi government has allocated K5.9 Billion to the Ministry and this was revealed on Friday 22nd May, 2015 the Finance Minister Goodall Gondwe presented the budget at the national assembly.

Reacting to the budget particularly on the funds allocated to the sports ministry, honourable Chiumia expressed excitement and thanked the government for the gesture.

“I am excited because our ministry has been one of the ministries underfunded,” said Chiumia.

The Minister revealed that allocation is centered on infrastructure development.

Surprisingly, the oldest giant Stadium Kamuzu is not included on the infrastructure to be rehabilitated.

According to the Minister, K5 billion will be used to complete the Bingu National Stadium in Lilongwe and the rest will be channeled to the restructuring of Mzuzu Youth Centre.

She said soon, her Ministry is separately working on how to realize funds for the rehabilitation of Kamuzu Stadium.

“For Kamuzu Stadium, we are trying to work on that separately and we are still reasing with other partners but very soon we are going to come up with figures,” Chiumia said.

 

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9 thoughts on “Chiumia hails increased allocation to Sports Ministry in Malawi 2015/16 Budget”

  1. mkamanga says:

    Uchitsilu basi

  2. happening boy says:

    Is This nyasa mustake or the minister’s, allocation K5.9b,LL stadium K5b and the rest, meaning K.9b for all other activities, heedee! Malawians, There Is theft here, the 5b Is for sharing amongst the dpp gurus, heei! This govt Can be foolishly smart, search me and Chiumia Is cheating and we clap hands. Check This out ma member.

  3. Sokosi says:

    That is my Girl. Go girl

  4. hon says:

    5bn for Bingu stadium? Doing wat? I thought its fully funded by Chinese

  5. kasiya says:

    Osadya tu u gredy pipo komaso flames dis tym hz to qualify for afrcon apo bii samaya chimozi mbuzi

  6. Mable says:

    Mai Nduna Grace, chaka chatha, tinakuwuzani kuti tizipewa totele tija tili ndi ma occsion ake obvalira monga ku zikwati, ku day time parties. Kumayiko a anzathu, ambvalanso ku masewera a ma hatchi (horse racing). Chonde, pewani kubvalanso kachipewa kaja ku Parliament, nanji kukabatika pa madredi aja. Ayi mayi ndinu nduna, muzibvala zoyenela. Pepani kuti ndalemba za pa gulu.

  7. Why not Kamuzu stadium? For Bingu national stadiu its funn are from chinese government and. I heard that its aloan that malawi gvt will pay for 20years,is this not true?

  8. Mulukunuwa maluku says:

    We re told bingu stadium is being funded by china which is which well done on mzuzu yc but am afraid azazitenganso mmene achitira chaka chikuthachi angosungitsako vere is nothing to celebrate apa eshi phokoso bwanji??????????!?????????

  9. Patriotic says:

    Minister do not be over excited.Getting an increased allocation is one thing but Treasury hardly meet their obligation

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