Muluzi donates to China medical supplies to help battle coronavirus

United Democratic Front (UDF) president Atupele Muluzi, whose party has entered into political alliance with the governing Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) of President Peter Mutharika, has donated medical supplies to the Chinese as it battles the coronavirus outbreak with more than 90,000 cases of the virus worldwide and more than 3,100 deaths from it.

Muluzi accompanied by Lilian Patel and Celement Chiwaya paying a courtesy call to Chinese Ambassador in Lilongwe
Atupele Muluzi donates medical supplies to China for The coronavirus, a pneumonia-causing illness

Muluzi, who recently spent three months as visiting scholar at Peking University in China, presented the donation on Tuesday when he paid a courtesy call on the Chinese Ambassador Liu Hongyang in Lilongwe.

He said “in a symbolic gesture of solidarity” the UDF leader made a donation of medical supplies towards the global fight against Covid-19, the official name of the disease caused by the new coronavirus given by World Health Organization.

The word coronavirus refers to the group of viruses it belongs to, rather than the latest strain.

Covid-19 name is taken from the words “corona”, “virus” and “disease”; with 2019 representing the year that it emerged (the outbreak was reported to the WHO on 31 December).

Muluzi was  accompanied by UDF leader in parliament Lilian Patel and former deputy speaker of parliament Clement Chiwaya, to present the donation to the Chinese

“The spread of the Corona Virus is a global problem, with China the most affected so far and in the African spirit of Ubuntu we come together as one to face our challenges together. The spirit of giving during times of difficulty is a universal value,” said Muluzi, a former Minister of Health.

The Chinese Ambassador appreciated the kind gesture from Muluzi.

“On behalf of our people and the government of China, we are grateful for this and this really defines the slogan of this country-the warm heart of Africa,it is more than words,today we have witnessed it in action,” he said.

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Agogo
Agogo
8 months ago

If you vote for these crooks you are stupid too

kalongonda
kalongonda
8 months ago

Chalakwikwa ndichiani kuthandiza mzako pamavuto ngakhale nyumba mwako mulibe ufa? zoti China imathandiza Malawi pamene mzika zina za China ndizovutika simundiwa. Koma adakapanga izi Chilima bwezi titamva kuti ndichiani. mtsogoleri was maso mphenya

Big Person
Big Person
8 months ago

Kulolezedwa kwa chamba kutionetsa zinthu. ena andalama akasuta mapeto ake ndi izi, akasuta opanda ndalama ndiye misala.

Lilongwe
8 months ago

Upange zomwezo mu zipatala zaku malawi. Just check mulanje hospital and nsanje hospital. Very pathetic. No medicine, no gloves.

Honestly
Honestly
8 months ago

Very clever, Atu. Our hospitals things are worse. You cannot see. Out of touch. No wonder you joined the thieves.

Agogo
Agogo
8 months ago
Reply to  Honestly

Ndinu a nzelu

Donzi
Donzi
8 months ago

MWK1.7 billion anaba atate ake ija!

George Malemu
George Malemu
8 months ago

Why not mentioning them to say he has donated gloves simple. Malawi imports these medical supplies from China ask any medical supplier, brought tot Malawi and to be taken back to China, really. Do you think these will be sent back to China. Otherwise tell us the truth you have given them our ivory

DPP-Zero
DPP-Zero
8 months ago

we have had people living without food in their houses, where were you Atu? ku Madrassa? iwe ndi mwana wabakha ndithu

A FEW GOOD MEN
A FEW GOOD MEN
8 months ago
Reply to  DPP-Zero

Bakha koma iweyo

Limma
Limma
8 months ago

This is a calculative tactic. What’s happening here is Mr Muluzi seeking campaign funding from the Chinese. This is not about good will and don’t make a mistake thinking that Atupele is being stupid. He is literally giving something small whilst eyeing for bigger things to come. (Am not saying it’s good nor am I saying it’s bad ) – but that’s what it is, funding for campaign.

Konza kapansi kuti kamwamba ka tsike.

Agogo
Agogo
8 months ago
Reply to  Limma

Village ppl send town ppl chicken and maize for something in return

BigMan
BigMan
8 months ago

A reasonable gesture. Shame your political instincts are worse than your Dad’s.

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