Lilongwe Asian business community supporting the coronavirus relief effort

As Malawians navigate the world of self-isolation, the Lilongwe Asian business community has stepped up  to help battle the coronavirus pandemic by helping those in need with  dispenser tap buckets and hand sanitisers.

Coronavirus kindness: Lilongwe Asian business community steps up to help

According to Yusuf Abubaker of the Asian business community in Lilongwe, they have a team of volunteers distributing the hygiene materials to high demand pedestrian traffic in Lilongwe.

“We like to encourage people to wash your hands regularly…dont touch mouth eyes or nose… take precautions of gloves and masks and be cautious and safe,” he said.

He said they have presented some hand sanitisers, face masks and water buckets to LilongweMayor.

“We wish to continuously work hand in hand as much as we can for the betterment of our country,” Abubaker said.

“We need to stick together in times like this,” he added.

President Peter Mutharika on Friday  declared a State of Disaster and ordered a  ban for  public gatherings and closure of all schools, colleges and universities.

These restrictions apply to all gatherings including weddings, funerals, church, congregations, rallies, government meetings.

He emphasised that the national security apparatus has been ordered into action to enforce the restrictions.

Mutharika has also suspended hosting of international meetings and banned public servants from attending both regional and international meetings being hosted by affected countries.

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In Darkness Democracy Dies
3 years ago

All these negative anti Indian and anti Jewish remarks are typical of lazy good for nothing amongst us Malawians. This is the reason why Malawi is one of the poorest countries in the world, and this its why our young and able still have to migrate lime Wanela days to South Africa to work as manual labour at low pay. Its our corrupt leaders starting from Bakili Muluzi on, that we should blame for not arresting and deporting dishonest and criminal Indians and Jews but for God sake stop blaming those Indians and Jewswho are honest businessmen. They should not… Read more »

3 years ago

Problem with Malawians, they come up with negative remarks, they are in Malawi, they are helping Malawians, had it been they took that relief to other countries mukanayankhulaso zamanyi

Kalulu Wadwala
3 years ago

Amwenye oyipa awa. Fooling us with plastic thinking we are fools . Amwenye ndi mbava evil people . We don’t need them here. Go back to India. Mufuna ma order inu. Malawi is for malawians.

3 years ago
Reply to  Kalulu Wadwala

Exactly right these people are just like the jews and will prey on the vulnerable to gain from their fear.
These masks and safety equipmwnt will not stop corona virus but social distancing and simple precaution as frequwntly washing hands with soap and water. Sanitizers are temprory solution which is used for a short time in absence of water.recomended 6 feet distances is the minimum.dont need to buy masks you can use your own cloth to cover the face which will be more safer then the 3ply paper masks.

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