Mutharika leads Remembrance tributes at Lilongwe Cenotaph

Mutharika accompanied by Malawi Defence Force and Police chiefs on arrival at the Cenotaph

Mutharika accompanied by Malawi Defence Force and Police chiefs on arrival at the Cenotaph

Malawi Vice President Chilima arriving at the Cenotaph

Malawi Vice President Chilima arriving at the Cenotaph

President Mutharika at the wreath laying ceremony at the Cenotaph

President Mutharika at the wreath laying ceremony at the Cenotaph

Malawi President Peter Mutharika on Sunday led the tributes to fallen heroes who lost their lives as they fought in the two World Wars, at the yearly service of remembrance in Lilongwe.

A two-minute silence was observed before the President laid a wreath at the Cenotaph in capital city centre in memory of members of the armed forces killed while serving the nation.

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the start of World War One.

Vice President Saulos Klaus Chilima, high commissioners from Commonwealth countries each then laid a wreath Speaker of Parliament Richard Msowoya, MCP president and leader of opposition Rev Dr Lazarous Chakwera left a floral tribute.

Also paying tribute the Remembrance Sunday were representatives of Malawi different faiths and members of the civilian services also laid wreaths.

Chief Justice Anastasia Msosa, Chief Secretary in the office of President and Cabinet,  George Mkondiwa, Ministers, Parliamentarians and Mayor of Lilongwe City Council were notable officials who left their floral tribute.

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7 thoughts on “Mutharika leads Remembrance tributes at Lilongwe Cenotaph”

  1. Shaaz says:

    These people unfortunately died for the British crown and not Malawi as it is being reported. Those wars had nothing to do with Africa and black people.

  2. Major son says:

    Chakwera is a good man to those who dont like him just shut up your mouth ulemu anaperaka or umafuna agwade kwa Pital wakoyo

  3. Patriot says:

    Ambuje ku lilongwe
    Munapambana masankho pobera
    Results= mukulephera kuyendetsa dziko. Miyezi 5 yokha zinthu zasolobana.
    Go on the street and kamvetsereni zomwe anthu akunena (including iwo amene anamuvotera mkuluyu).
    Chifukwa choti mukudya nawo zamuseri mwaona kuti onse amene ali ngati inu? Rubbish.

  4. Ambuje ku lilongwe says:

    Abale koma abusa kulephera kupeleka ulemu kwa president wa dziko mkwiyo omweujabe udakalipo? Osangokhala bwanji osapita ngati simufuna kulemekeza mtsogoleri wa dziko? Kukula mtima kumeneko ndiusogoleri sizikanagwirizanatu. Zinakhala booo kuti munalephera pacisankho. Simumaona zomwe amapanga amzanu pamenepaja. Ndipo pa 2019 muzalephera kwambiri muzacita manyazi ngati simuzicepetsa.

    1. Ulemu sitipempha nawe…. Tiye uko.. Kukamwa anga chona…

  5. Patriot says:

    Ma CIVIL SERVANTS SANALAMDIREBE MPAKA PANO.
    Ndiye mumati katangale malo ngati ku immigration atha bwanji? Adya chani pa tawuni?
    APATSENI ZAWO. MA BIZINESI ATHU DEPENDS ON THESE PIPO.

  6. Nkhawa says:

    Koma has this anything to do with poverty reduction in the country?

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