President Peter Mutharika has reiterated the need for all Malawians to forget their differences and stop finger pointing as the country is celebrating 53 years of Independence.
Mutharika said this during this years’ thanksgiving prayers which were held at Bingu International Conference Centre under the theme ‘Thanksgiving to God for the Good Harvest’.
Mutharika said all Malawians need to remember that the nation belongs to them and the choice to prosperity is theirs.
“Let us forget our differences, remember we are all Malawians and Malawi is our nation. Let’s stop finger pointing,” said Mutharika.
He added that Malawians must not politicise corruption as the fight is not a one man battle but for everyone.
On the economy, the president hailed his government’s efforts in reducing inflation and cutting interest rates following two years of hunger.
“We thank God for keeping Malawi in peace and giving us a good harvest after two years of hunger,” he said.
Mutharika however noted that the country need economic independence.
On development, the Malawi leader said government has introduced community colleges to create jobs and has also constructed good roads.
He then called on the need to put in place systems that benefit all people. Mutharika also urged Malawians to love one another and not destroy the nation.