America clocks 240 years of Independence: Promises more support to Malawi


United States of America (USA) Ambassador to Malawi Virginia Palmer has disclosed that her nation will continue supporting Malawi.

The ambassador made the remarks in the capital Lilongwe where American citizens based in Malawi celebrated the North American country’s Independence Day which officially falls on July 4.

Virginia Palmer

Palmer says America will keep supporting Malawi.

Palmer said Malawi should expect more support from America, saying her country will help Malawi avert the hunger that that has greatly affected Malawians.

Speaking during the celebrations, Foreign Affairs minister Francis Kasaila hailed the bilateral relationship that Malawi has with America.

July 4 is the most important national holiday in the United States. On the day, Americans celebrate the Declaration of Independence which was adopted in 1776.

In that year, the thirteen British colonies namely Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Georgia, Connecticut, Massachusetts Bay, Maryland, South Carolina, New Hampshire, Virginia, New York, North Carolina, and Rhode Island and Providence Plantation declared themselves to be states and no longer part of the British Empire.

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