Nkhata Bay District are the official hosts for the 2016 World International Youth Day, government through the Nkhata Bay District Youth Office has announced.
Samuel Thapasila Gondwe, Nkhata Bay District Youth Officer, told media during a presser on Monday that the commemoration are slated for Monday 29 at Mpamba Primary School grounds next week.
He said the event will give an opportunity to the youth of Nkhata Bay to showcase their talents, and also create a platform where they will brainstorm about issues that affect them.
“This will be a moment of reflection for our youth. It will be a moment of planning ahead,” said Gondwe.
Anchoring Gondwe’s sentiments, Direck Pande, Youth Network and Counselling (YONECO) manager for Nkhata Bay said Malawi has done well on policy level.
“What is remaining is for government to start implementing youth programmes so that goals set at planning level are achieved,” said Pande.
World Youth Day will this year be commemorated under the theme: “The Road to 2030: Eradicating poverty and achieving sustainable production and consumption.”Follow and Subscribe Nyasa TV :