Vice President Everton Chimulirenji has said Malawi needs more inspirational and transformational leaders to inspire people to work hard, be patriotic and have integrity.
Speaking during the official opening of World Leaders Association (WLA) two days Summit and launch of WLA Malawi Chapter at Scenic Events Center in Blantyre, Chimulirenji also said there is need for excellence and integrity amongst all leaders.
WLA is an interdominational Christian Church leaders forum and its headquarters is in Michigan in the United of America.
The Vice President challenged the Malawi Chapter to immediately work and support government efforts to unite Malawians.
“The launch of WLA Malawi chapter has come at the right when the country is just coming from a general election where leaders were elected through the ballot. Go out there and preach peace,” said Chimulirenji.
He said leaders should come forward and hold hands for the sake of peace and development in this country.
“Indeed there is need for excellence and integrity amongst all leaders. there is need for leaders to look for excellence and integrity at all times, ” said Chimulirenji.
Quoting the Holy Bible from the book of Mathews 5 verse 13 to 14, Chimulirenji advised church leaders to be the light of the world because they have huge influence that is why it is important form to lead by example in all aspects of life.
“The President respects freedom of worship and values the relationship that exists between his government and the church. The church is a great partner in transforming the lives of people and your support to government is possible because the church has great leaders, leaders that have the welfare of people at heart, ” said the Vice President.
He further claimed that government, under the leadership of President Peter Mutharika, has taken positive steps to transform lives of people and look forward to more achievements in the areas of education, health, food security, infrastructure and industrialization.
In his remarks, WLA President Steven Nash said apart from spreading the God News of Jesus Christ, the Association will be carrying out projects aimed at reaching to people wholistically.
“The vision of World Leaders Association is to prepare Kingdom leaders for excellence and impact as they carry out God’s work. We believe that excellence and integrity must begin with the leadership, ” Nash said.
According to him, the decision have this year’s Summit in Malawi was made at last year’s Summit in Kenya.
The theme for year’s Summit is “Preparing Kingdom Leaders for Excellence” with delegates coming from USA, Jamaica, South Africa and Kenya.
World Leaders Association has hosted successful leadership summits in several countries including USA, Jamaica, South Africa, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Burundi and Rwanda.Follow and Subscribe Nyasa TV :