Malawi celebrates Queen Elizabeth’s 91st Birthday

Malawian citizens on Thursday joined Great Britain in celebrating the 91st birthday of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the second.

Malawi High Commissioner to U.K. Kena Mphonda and Mrs Mary Chokani Mphonda with Queen Elizabeth II

Speaking during the merriment which took place at the British High Commissioner’s residence in Lilongwe, Minister of Natural Resources, Energy and Mining, Bright Msaka reflected with profound appreciation the numerous positive, valuable and selfless assistance which her Majesty had made not only to British citizens.

He said; “The Queen, through her various charity organisations, has personally made tremendous contributions across the globe towards the welfare of human-kind and Malawi is a prime beneficiary of her majesty’s generosity.”

“Her majesty’s birthday today provides us with the opportunity to reflect on the relations between Malawi and Britain which date back to time immemorial,” he said.

The Minister further said the Government of Malawi is grateful to the Majesty’s Government for their Malawi celebrates Queen Elizabeth’s 91st Birthdaycommitment and partnership with Malawi.

According to Msaka, there is an increasing flow of foreign direct investments from British companies to Malawi and currently Britain had been well-known in its support in health, education and agriculture.

“I take this opportunity to invite the British investors to participate in the 3rd edition of the Malawi Investment Forum (MIF) scheduled for 7th to 8th November this year, Malawi is seeking investments in the country’s promising sectors such as energy, infrastructure, tourism, agriculture and value addition,” added Msaka.

In her remarks, the High Commissioner of the United Kingdom to Malawi, Holly Tett said she is proud of what the UK aid to Malawi has achieved so far.

“UK through DFID continues to run an £80million a year programme of UKAid in Malawi on development. In 2016/17 the total was £87million and in fact the UK’s total annual UK Aid investments in Malawi including sizeable programmes run by DFID in London, all our significant development programme amount up to £150million,” Tett said.

She added that people and organisations across the UK care deeply about Malawi and its people’s well-being.

The UK Aid to Malawi strives to continue to learn, to improve, to address concerns and to ensure the best possible value for money for the UK’s taxpayer and for all the beneficiaries of UK Aid across Malawi.

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MALITINO FROM BAGDAD LL
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MALITINO FROM BAGDAD LL

HAPPY BIRTH DAY AGOGO WE CHERISH EVERYTHING YOU HAVE DONE TO THIS WORLD,WE LOVE YOU, 91BA SIPANO

clement
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We really surfed in their hands of British,
Why can we celebrate her birthday!

Keen Observer
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When it comes to Queen there is nothing wrong to be Head of Commonwealth at 91 but it’s wrong for Mugabe to be president of Zimbabwe? Others will argue that that throne is a life commitment cos it’s not an elected one BUT how many negative things have we ever heard about the Queen or her husband pertaining to their age? Very unfair.

winston msowoya
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kkkkkkkCelebrating your own oppression Malawians? what is wrong with you people? Why not our Rose Chibambo who suffered humiliation and gave birth to one of her kids in prison in March,1959 for our independence,while their Queen mother oppressed us? There are a number of African Ladies in the continent who sacrificed their dear lives for our dignity and independence.These ladies are Mbuya Nehanda of the present day Zimbabwe,she was killed in the battle field against British troops in 18th century and Queen Nyango of the present day Angola who stoodup and confronted Portuguese murderous troops was killed in battle field… Read more »
Jesus is Lord
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As Queen she also oversaw the racist merger of Rhodesia and Nyasaland (Nyasaland = Malawi, added to the union for “cheap black labour”) and as head of the Church of England + Queen oversaw the legalising of sodomy and abortion in UK and other commonwealth nations. She shall split Hell wide open!

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