Chinese community donates K1.8m cheque to Department of Immigration

The Chinese Community in Malawi has donated the sum of K1.8 Million kwacha to the Department of Immigration and Citizenship Services to support the capacity-building programmes for immigration officers.

Speaking during the cheque presentation in Blantyre on Friday, chairperson of the community, Shaohui Chen, emphasized the need to have professionally equipped immigration officers.

Members of the Chinese community presenting a dummy cheque to Kasambo–Photo courtesy of CHINESE COMMUNITY

“This is our second home hence our donation which will ultimately enhance security of the country,” Chen said.

In his remarks, the Immigration’s Head of Research and Planning Unit, Vivian Kasambo, expressed gratitude for the kind gesture the Chinese community has shown towards Malawians.

“The donation will assist the Department to improve its operations in the areas of border management and customer care services as we intend to have intensive capacity building workshops for our officers countrywide,” Kasambo said.

Officials from the Department of Immigration and Citizenship Services and members of the Chinese community pose for a photo after the cheque presentation

He indicated that curbing the influx of irregular immigrants, issuance of visas, permits and travel documents requires immigration officers who are up to date with contemporary migration management strategies.

The donation was timely to facilitate the much-needed capacity building trainings of Officers, he said.

The donation was in response to the request, which the department made through the Research and Planning Unit.

Meanwhile, the immigration officers has briefed the Chinese community on various immigration formalities.

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1 year ago

Really,that is less than $1,500 komanso amuna onse. Sad news in my beloved country.

Winston Msowoya
Winston Msowoya
1 year ago

Fellow Malawians,Iam pretty sure you are leaving in a country which has been hit by the notorious killer COVID-19 which was born in CHINA and commenced to kill them and later,switched to other countries around the WORLD where,it still destroys millions of sons and daughters of the earth.Mind you,it is not a JOKE but,a Brutal enemy of the MANKIND of TO DAY.Mind you CHINESE are not in MALAWI to APPEASE YOU,BUT TO DESTROY you and your CHIDREN.Mind you,CHINESE are in MALAWI and AFRICA to destroy and STEAL OUR MALVELOUS resources that the whole WORLD IS ADMIRING FOR IT.Where ever you… Read more »

Phyot Olera Kun Yini

A waste of resources by MEC and Chakwera. Why should Malawi have more MPs compared to larger economy countries despite having a smaller population? Ndale basi?

1 year ago

We already know the motive behind this donation,u think we r Ur sister’s kids neh?

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