Malawi Congress Party (MCP) legislature Joseph Njobvuyalema has been elected as vice chairperson for SADC parliamentary forum in the elections which took place in Zimbabwe.
Annie Makinda from Tanzania was elected Chairperson while Galley Mkombo from Zambia is the new treasurer.
In an interview with Nyasa Times, Njobvuyalema said he is humbled for being elected as vice chairperson.
“To Malawi is a great achievement because it’s the first to have a Malawian Member of Parliament to attain such a senior position,” he said.
Njobvuyalema noted that SADC Parliament was facing a number of administrative challenges, including structural, economic and strategic.
The SADC Parliament is made up of parliaments from members countries, which are Tanzania, Malawi, Namibia, Botswana, Zambia, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Mozambique, Mauritius, Seychelles, Angola, Swaziland, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Lesotho.
The SADC Parliamentary Forum was officially closed on Sunday.Follow and Subscribe Nyasa TV :