Lilongwe; Malawi Government has directed all city councils to host this year’s Celebrations in their respective regions on 5th July which will be followed by a main event in Mzuzu Stadium on its actual date of 6th July where the President Peter Mutharika will preside over the function.
Central region commemorates its 54th Independence celebrations on 5th July as it has been directed by Malawi Government, therefore Lilongwe City council will host the celebrations on regional level, This was reviewed at the press briefing conducted by LCC on 28th June at Civic offices. The council has emphasised through its Public Relation Officer, Tamara Chafunya that everything is in place including security for this celebrations.
During this day, a number of activities have been organised includes; football match between Lilongwe giants Silver Strikers versus Civo Sporting Club, Malawi Defence Force march from Lilongwe Community ground to Bingu National Stadium and later in the evening there will be a Batch, fireworks. People will be entertained by a number of local artists like Tay Grin, Skeffa Chimoto and many more.
The LCC has publicises in its city roads through bill boards, banners, radios, news papers, moving bill boards and many more. The council has also decorated almost all its city’s roundabouts for this celebration.
Source: Malawi News Agency MANA