Malawi’s Vice President Saulos Chilima Friday rolled himself out and reached out to all the Malawian stakeholders who were involved in the 41st SADC ordinary Summit and registered to them a vote of thanks for a well done.
The country’s citizen number two, was out and about as a gesture of goodwill visiting all key and strategic points, Kamuzu International Airport, BICC, Capital Hotel, Golden Peacock and Civic Centre to thank the authorities for putting up an excellent work during the just ended SADC summit.
Chilima, who was directed by President Lazarus Chakwera to be charge of the Summit preparations, said on behalf of the President he was happy for the collaborative efforts from all the stakeholders.
“I came here to say thank you. You have done your country proud for your work. Let us now maintain the standards.
“I came here in person to inspect and putting pressure on you so I also thought of coming in person to say thank you,” said Chilima to the stakeholders starting with Airport staff.
At the civic centre, Chilima appealed to the city authorities to maintain the standards and ensure that city dwellers are happy with services.
“Let’s maintain the standards. You did well and you must continue. You know me very well, when something is wrong I say it.
“Today, I want to say thank you on behalf of the President because everything went on well,” added Chilima.
During the tour, the Vice President was accompanied by Cabinet Ministers that included of Tourism Michael Usi, Halima Daudi Minister of Local government as well as Lilongwe City Mayor Juliana Kaduya.
During the summit, the Vice President delivered a Public Lecture to the delegates and also attended the summit along aside President Chakwera during the two days that the Heads of State deliberated.
The vice president also attended the dinner the country hosted for the visiting heads of state and governments and other high profiled dignitaries.
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