Pictures depicting the event which Malawi President Joyce Banda had on Saturday at Civo Stadium in the capital, Lilongwe at the commissioning of Chilumba Battalion which has been upgraded from a garrison.
The President also bestowed the award of Commendable Act Medal on MDF Commander, General Henry Odillo, for his “professionalism and strict adherence to the Constitution” during the transition of power last year after the death of former president Bingu wa Mutharika.
Retired Chief Justice Richard Banda – the First Gentleman – exchanges notes with Chief Justice Lovemore Munlo
Retired Chief Justice Richard Banda (the First Gentleman) shares light moments with Chief Justice Lovemore Munlo as President Banda waves at invited guests
Education Minister Eunice Kazembe with Leader of Opposition John Tembo and PP Deputy Secretary General George Zulu
Minister of Defence Ken Kandodo welcomes President Banda at Civo Stadium
General Odillo welcomes President Banda too
JB presents colours to officially commission the Chilumba Batallion