President Dr Lazarus Chakwera has assented to four bills that the National Assembly passed recently.
The Bills are:
-Bill No. 16 of 2022: One-Stop Border Control The law will facilitate coordinated border controls for efficient cross-border movements of people and clearance of goods in Malawi and neighbouring countries of Mozambique, Tanzania and Zambia.
– Bill No. 29 of 2022: Malawi School of Government; which in essence merges the Malawi Institute of Management (MIM) and the Staff Development Institute (SDI) to enhance the training of public officers.
– Bill No. 31 of 2022: Gaming and Lotteries; which now means that the Malawi Gaming Board and the National Lotteries Board form one entity known as Gaming and Lotteries.
– Bill No. 34 of 2022: OPEC Fund for International Development -SADC Sub Regional Transport and Trade Facilitation Project, which authorises the government to borrow K20 billion for the rehabilitation of the Benga –Nkhotakota –Dwangwa section of M5 Road.
Reported by Blessings Kanache, MBC Online Services.