A goof live on Malawi Broadcasting Corporation (MBC) TV as a statement from State House communications director Bright Molande says President Peter Mutharika gives a ‘Happy Mothers Day Massage’ [Message].
However, despite the goof, President Mutharika is wishing Malawi mothers a special Mother’s day.
Malawi commemorates Mother’s Day October 15 and join the international community in celebrating World Rural Women’s Day. Monday, is a public holiday to honour all mothers in the country.
“President Arthur Peter Mutharika believes that mothers are pillars of society. They build families and nurture our children to become Productive citizens. Mothers have seen us through for us to be what we are today. They are the foundations of our progress as a nation,” reads a statement from State House seen by Nyasa Times.
In the statement, President Mutharika said he believes that mothers are “special people” and is therefore calling upon all Malawians to respect mothers, cherish and celebrate the love and care they give.
“It is befitting that we celebrate Mother’s Day in Malawi at the time the international community comes together to commemorate World Rural Women’s Day. As you will recall the World Rural Women’s Day was launched in 1995 during the 4th UN World Conference on Women in Beijing, China. The day is commemorated annually on October 15.”