Speaking when she made a surprise appearance at a Blue League Get-together held at Mungo Park in Lilongwe, the First Lady assured the youth of the ruling party's continued support.
“President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika will support all your programs,” said Madam Mutharika.
Madame Mutharika was also pleased to note that young women are taking part in politics.
“I am happy to see young women being part of the process. It is your duty to woe others join DPP. I am happy to see this historical moment taking place here,” stated the First Lady attracting a round of applause from the youthful gathering.
The meeting that attracted young politicians in the ruling party was also among others attended by the high delegation from the party that included the DPP Vice President for the Central Region, Dr Hetherwick Ntaba, Presidential Advisor on the youth Nsongazaudzu Salijeni, Central Region Youth Director, Lajab Malimba also known as Aishoshe Aiwone amongst the youth in the party, the Principal secretary for Safe Motherhood Chimwemwe Chipungu and the National Deputy Director of Elections in the ruling DPP, Hudson Mphepo.
Speaking earlier Dr Ntaba commended the youth for coming together to support the party and the current President Professor Arthur Mutharika.
“I am very pleased indeed that the youth have thought it very wise and very necessary that they realise they are working together to promote the party and one president that we have. And to do that to the best of their ability they have decided to forget their differences they might have had in the past. I think this is very commendable,” he said.
Taking to the podium, Songazaudzu Salijeni reminded the youth that the party is growing hence need to embrace the three pillars of development.
“The party is growing in strength, in numbers and love for the people. As the owners of this country the youth should realize they are energetic, creative and in majority and embrace the three pillars of development as emphasized by Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika namely integrity, patriotic and hard work,” said Salijeni.
Blue League is a grouping of youth of varied professionals aimed at helping the ruling DPP. Participants to the meeting came from all the four regions in Malawi.