People of Lilongwe Msozi North have been assured of continued development under the leadership of President Dr Lazarus Chakwera.
Member of Parliament for the area who is also the Minister of Finance, Sosten Gwengwe was speaking at Chikanga Primary School Ground in the area of Senior Chief Chadza in Lilongwe.
Gwengwe also assured all Malawians that there are indications that several sectors of the economy will start improving this year.
“The challenges the country is facing are being addressed and will be over. Let me commend all Malawians for being so resilient as the government is doing all it can to turn around the economy, ” Gwengwe said.
He then urged the Malawi Congress Party Members in the area to remain strong and continue supporting government efforts of developing the nation.
On farmgate prices, Gwengwe urged farmers to exercise patience as ADMARC will soon start buying farm produce using the recommended prices.
“We will not sit down and watch. Soon police and other stakeholders will start confiscating scales from unscrupulous buyers who are ignoring minimum prices set by the government,” Gwengwe added.
Member of Parliament for Lilongwe North East Winston Kaimapanjira also urged the people to continue rallying behind the Malawi Congress Party (MCP) saying it has lined up several development projects as one way of improving people’s livelihoods.
In his remarks, senior Chief Chadza urged fellow chiefs in the country to always support the government’s development agenda. He said for development to spread in the country there is a need for collective efforts.
Other notable faces at the rally included Minister of Local Government, Unity and Culture, Richard Chimwendo Banda who is also Director of Youth for the Malawi Congress Party, Baba Malondela, Parliamentarian for Lilongwe South East, chiefs and other senior party officials.