Vice-President Saulos Chilima on Friday morning led a Charity Golf Tournament to raise funds towards the welfare of war veterans of Malawi Defence Force (MDF).
British High Commissioner David Beer also patronized the event which took place at the Lilongwe Golf Club.
“Today we commemorate and celebrate our war veterans. We are supporting the people that sacrificed their lives for the peace we are enjoying today. As government we will continue to look after the welfare of our heroes,” said Chilima.
MDF Commander General Vincent Nundwe expressed gratitude to the golfers and also companies who supported the event, saying it was a demonstration of good civil military relations.
The money raised will go towards rehabilitating the war veterans’ memorial homes in Zomba, Lilongwe and Mzuzu.
Other sponsors are also expected to make their contributions, these include NBS, the main sponsor, Toyota Malawi, Umodzi Park, National Bank of Malawi, Rab Processors, Standard Bank and Malawi Airlines.
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