PAC to censure Mutharika over poor Malawi economy, political challenges

The Public Affairs Committe (Pac) members have agreed to take government to task over the economic and political challenges the country is currently experiencing, Nyasa Times has learnt.

PAC leaders
PAC leaders

Members of the influential quasi-religious organisation met on Wednesday in Blantyre and made a resolution to issue out a communique on the prevailing economic woes that Malawians are going through.

PAC’s Executive Director, Robert Phiri confirmed of the meeting on Friday.

”We indeed met on 23th September and a resolution was passed for us to comment on the economic situation and political direction of the country,” Phiri disclosed.

”The resolution was made in view of the challenges the country is currently facing.”

The communique from the interfaith organization will exert more pressure on President Peter Mutharika’s administration currently being criticized for lacking clear practical strategies to address economic hardships affecting the country.

Pac expects to officially issue out the communique by Wednesday next week.

”We are currently working on it; doing research on some of the topics to be covered in the statement,” Phiri added.

The communique, according to Phiri, will also act as a follow up on some of the 19 key points Pac raised last year.

Malawians are facing economic challenges with inflation rate currently at 23.0 percent.

Pac is a civil society, interfaith organization made up of the main Protestant, Catholic and Muslim faith groups in Malawi

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Khwethemule
Khwethemule
6 years ago

PAC the problem is you are easily bought. When the money given to you is finished, u start kutokota again. How far have you gone with discussion on federal system of government? First things first. We need federal system, you can delay change but you cannot stop it. Federal System is coming slowly. Beware!!!!

Kholowa ofutsa
Kholowa ofutsa
6 years ago

PAC,it is common knowledge that the economic challenges Malawi is facing at the moment, are mainly due to the withdrawal of donor funding by western countries.Why can’t PAC use its influence to persuade the donor community to resume budgetary support to Malawi? You are putting the cart before the ox by trying to take the government to task.

Backilie "Nsalu ya Makatani" Buluzi

Malawians did not learn from Bingu’s second term economic woes which were marked by fuel shortages, sugar shortages and foreign currency shortages. The arrogant Bingu used to “ngati mukuti mafuta akusowa pitani mukagone pa mseu ngati simukagundidwa”. He was under immense pressure led to his death. Stress led to hypertension and dropped dead while active like Rhodwell Munyenyembe. Watch out Pitala. You have the same genes.

prophet of dome
6 years ago

Tipemphere.., Atate wathu wa kumwamba tikupemphani kuti mulange dziko la malawi makamaka anthu a dzikoli, anthu osava chidzudzulo chanu. Nthawi zonse timasankha tonkha atsogoleri akuba, akupha. Kumaganiza kuti ndi anthu abwino. Mutilange ndi mkwiyo wanu mubweletse mlili pakati pathu. Kuti tikudziweni pakuti dzikoli timaononga tokha. Chonde ambuye nthandiza mayiko komwe kulibe mtendele ifeyo ndi zofuna. Timabisa chilungamo pofuna kusangalatsa atsogoleri akumudzi kwathu. Tinavotera chimanga 4 basi timaona ngati dziko muno njara itha koma aaaa tinayiwala kuti njala imatha ndi inu nokha basi. Chonde ambuye langani dzikoli.

KUNO KU MAULA
KUNO KU MAULA
6 years ago

If all the presidents/governments we have had so far in malawi were to be graded or given marks out of a hundred

THESE WETE/ARE GOING TO BE THE RESULTS #

KAMUZU BANDA/MCP GVT# 60 % PASS

BAKILI MULUZI /UDF GVT# 30 %

BINGU MUTHALIKA/ DPP GVT# 29 %

JOYCE BANDA PP/GVT # 27 %

PETER MUTHALIKA / DPP GVT # 9 %

CAUTION
Extra Homework and Research Required Before Final Exams !!

Robert Zingani
Robert Zingani
6 years ago

We are the one who gave him power to lead this country not u! Mutharika can not step down bcz of u,DPP!Boma!! Go to hell if u are against His Excellency Professor Peter Mutharika, Mpaka 2025 woyee!

Malawiano
Malawiano
6 years ago

Peter muthalika usiye idido pasi chifukwa ukulephela kuyendesa dziko iwe balame kwabasi ungate athu 135 kupita ku usa kukapanga maphwando basi buli ya ku thyolo iyi siytthandiza basi impeach basi

Hilda Manja Nkamwa
6 years ago

PAC just thank God that you are playing with God fearing leaders otherwise in our time MCP we would have urinated into your mouths mwamva!

ben matemba/nakhule/chiradzulu

Ndipo mmene zililimu tisamale kwambiri chifukwa ndikukumbukila nchaka cha 2000 zimbabwe inali bwinoko ,,chakumapeto kwa chakachi zinthu zinayamba kutsikila ku phompho mpakana lero zimbabwe ikukanika kubwelelaakuyesesa kugwiritsa tnchiyo ma Rands ndima usa koma chenicheni nchakuti ndalama yanu ndi ndalama yanu ndipo mumapasidwa ulemu .tsono atsogoleri a pac yesesani kumuona bwino bwino nkuluyu ndi boma lake la DPP asanatiyaluse. ndimachita manyazi masiku ano kuti ndine mulomwe bwanji. kulankhula mosabisa alomwefe zatikanika nde bolaso achawa aja anayesesa

Malawiyano
Malawiyano
6 years ago

Malawians , can we all agree not to be paying taxes to this DPP government because of the way our taxes money is being misused by Peter and its DPP , our taxpayers money it’s for wining , dining and enjoying. I don’t think it is wise that our hospitals , schools , I can say that all the government intuitions are not fully funded as per the budget which was approved by parliament this year. All our taxpayers money is going into the wrong hands of DPP. This is a shameful situation which is laughable by our neighboring countries… Read more »

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