Egyptians celebrate National Day in Malawi

Lilongwe, Egyptian residents in the country and their Malawian counterparts on Thursday celebrated their national day at Area 10’s Egyptian Ambassador’s Residence in Lilongwe.

Egypt National day, also known as Revolution Day, is the commemoration of the establishment of a republic government in the country.

In Malawi, Egyptian nationals celebrated the day with the display of their culture through food, music, dances.

Speaking during the celebration, Egyptian Ambassador to Malawi Maher El-Adawy said people of Egypt are with a good relationship they have with Malawi since 1964 when Malawi attained its independence.

Our relationship has always been strong and we will continue supporting Malawi. Very soon, we are bringing doctors and nurses to work in the healthy sector, El-Adawy said.

He added that their support extends into other sectors like education where many Malawians are going to Egypt to study different programmes and courses.

El-Adawy further highlighted the progress Egypt through its long time history of civilization.

In his remarks, Minister of Justice and Constitutional Affairs, Honorable Samuel Tembenu added that Egypt and Malawi have a long standing mutual relationship that dates back to the early sixties.

We have a strong bilateral relation continues to benefit citizens of both in many aspects of life. I thank the Egyptian government for its commitment to support Malawi government in the health through the provision of modern medical and laboratory equipment and expertise which is helping in easing pressure on our local resources, Tembenu said.

Egypt National day is celebrated every July 23rd, to remember the same day in 1952, when republic was first formulated after the overthrow of a monarchy. It is an important annual national holiday for the country to remember hard-fought battle to reclaim their freedom, and the successful end of the revolution by completely abolishing the constitutional monarchy.

Source: Malawi News Agency � MANA