By Aamon Butao
The National Planning Commission, the statutory body engineering the country’s development vision Malawi 2063, has launched a ten year strategic plan with a call for collaboration in its implementation.
The strategic plan will provide direction towards achieving Malawi 2063 between 2021 and 2030.
Representing Vice President Saulos Chilima during Tuesday’s launch in Lilongwe, Minister of Trade Sosten Gwengwe appealed to different players to establish a cordial relationship to transform and improve the welfare of Malawians.
Gwengwe said government is convinced the strategy will bear fruits once fully implemented.
He said the policy has the full backing of all arms of government including the executive branch.
In his remarks, National Planning Commission board chairperson professor Richard Mkandawire emphasized that coordination and financial support are the best options on the table for Malawi to realize Malawi 2063.
Taking his turn, United Nations Development Program resident representative Shigeki Komatsubara pledged total support to the implementation of the National Planning Commission’s strategic plan.
Komatsubara expressed delight with the inclusion of youths in the implementation of the strategy.