The Malawi government says it agrees with the remarks made by the Church of Central Africa Presbyterian (CCAP) Synod of Livingstonia that the country is in an economic crisis.
According to a Ministry of Information, Tourism and Civic Education press release made available to Malawi24, government says Malawi’s problems requires concerted efforts from everyone.
“Government wishes to acknowledge the balanced and sober approach that the Synod has taken to highlight the issues, giving credit where it is due and rallying the efforts of all Malawians to address, through concerted efforts, the challenges that the country is currently facing,” reads part of the release signed by Minister of Information, Tourism and Civic Education Jappie Mhango.
In its statement, government has also assured the synod that it is doing everything possible to address all the problems which the country is facing.
At the end of its General Administrative Committee meeting in Rumphi, the Livingstonia Synod released a statement highlighting some of the positives and challenges Malawians are facing since President Peter Mutharika took power in 2014.