The body of the late Inkosi ya Makosi Mbelwa IV has been lying in state at Mtunthama State Lodge in Lilongwe before its burial on Saturday in Mzimba.
The Ngoni leader died in the wee hours of Tuesday at Mwaiwathu Hospital in Blantyre.
Vice President Khumbo Kachali led mourners in viewing the body of the Ngoni influential chief
Government has declared that the late Chief Mbelwa should be accorded a state funeral which the President Joyce Banda will attend .
Member of the bereaved family, Harvey Jere commended government for the support rendered to the fallen Ngoni king.