BLANTYRE-(MaraviPost)-Malawi Vice President and United Transformation Movement (UTM) President, Dr Saulos Chilima on Sunday, March 15, 2020 promised Malawians a better nation ahead of the May 19, 2020 fresh Presidential elections.
Chilima, who was speaking at a political rally dubbed, change has come, at Njamba in Blantyre, outlined a number of development programs that the party will implement once ushered into power.
Chilima, who was reinstated by the Constitutional Court as the Vice President, has reiterated that once UTM is voted into power, his government will create one million jobs within the first year of his leadership, implement civil service reforms and construct universities in Mulanje, Karonga Mangochi and Nsanje; in addition to introducing mega farms in the districts across the country.
He also said his government will introduce MK75 billion loan for the youths and women to start up small and medium scale enterprises.
The UTM leader, who was speaking to a mammoth crowd of party supporters, emphasized that in the first 100 days of his leadership, he will champion civil service reforms for Malawi to develop economically.
On the pandemic of Corona Virus that has already claimed over 3, 000 lives across the globe, Chilima urged Malawians to be more careful to prevent themselves from the same.
On the electoral alliance of UTM and Malawi Congress Party (MCP), Chilima said the progress of the alliance is well formed and on March 19, 2020, after mutual signing with MCP, Malawians will know the torchbearer and running mate of the alliance.
A couple of weeks ago, UTM and MCP announced their plans to enter into an electoral alliance. United Democratic Front (UDF) and Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) also entered into an alliance.