His Excellency the State President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika
says that cultural groups play an important role in ensuring the
coexistence of various tribes in the country.
Mutharika was speaking at Balaka LEA School in Balaka over the weekend when he made a stopover to greet Lhomwes and Yaos who were attending their cultural meeting.
The President and the First Lady were travelling from Lilongwe to
In his remarks to the gathering that also included both Lhomwe and
Yaos Chiefs, President Mutharika said that cultural groups play an
important role in the promotion of culture.
During the occasion, the Mulhako Wa Alhomwe cultural grouping
unveiled Leston Mulli as it’s newly appointed National Chairperson
for its Board of Trustees.
In his introduction of the new Chairperson, the Lhomwe top chief,
Paramount Chief Ngolongoliwa said that the choice of Leston Mulli as the new head of the cultural grouping will ensure a strong drive towards the activities of the organisation.
Ngolongoliwa called upon all the Lhomwes to support the new National Chairperson.
In his acceptance speech Mulli said that he plans to get the Mulhako
Wa Alhomwe to greater heights for the good of all Lhomwes in the
Also present at the ceremony were some board of trustees members for Mulhako Wa Alhomwe, regional chairpersons for the grouping from all the regions.
Also in attendance at the event were Senior Chief Sawali and Tradional Authority Msamala from Balaka.