Chakwera cancels 2 International trips as he adheres to austerity measures

President Lazarus Maccathy Chakwera has cancelled two International trips as he religiously adheres to austerity measures, saving the tax payer K260 million in the process.

President Dr Lazarus Chakwera

Minister of Foreign Affairs Nancy Tembo said today that Chakwera has cancelled his planned trip to Vienna, Austria for OPEC Fund for International Development Forum meeting and Commonwealth heads of state and government meetings in Rwanda.

Instead, Tembo said, Chakwera has delegated Minister of Energy Minister, Ibrahim Matola and Minister of Water Abida Mia to represent him at the OPEC Fund meeting while Minister of Foreign Affairs Nancy Tembo will represent Chakwera at the Commonwealth meeting in Rwanda.

Tembo said that President Chakwera has made the decision to set the tone on austerity measures he recently announced.

She said the trips will be funded by the hosts.

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Tino
Tino
14 days ago

If the trips would be funded by the hosts, then where is the saving?????

Josephine Phiri
Josephine Phiri
14 days ago

Well done, Sir. Surely, your actions for saving Malawi from doom, especially in these troubling times, shall not be in vain in the eyes of God, the Almighty and Everliving Father who Sees All and Knows All. Today’s hard work is the fruit of tomorrow. May the Malawi economy gain back its strenghth, God Bless Malawi, all Malwians, Thanks and Regards,

From Phiri family,
Lilongwe

Mcgeoffrey GOLOMANI
Mcgeoffrey GOLOMANI
15 days ago

That’s good development mr president

Matchini
Matchini
15 days ago

If the trips will be funded by the hosts why has the president withdrawn to save money

Elizabeth Mtonga
Elizabeth Mtonga
15 days ago

If the trips are funded by the host why not go, or do you mean the saved 260 million is for his security detail only?

Nyaude
Nyaude
15 days ago

Thumbs up

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