President Lazarus Chakwera is this morning expected to officially open Malawi’s first two day annual National Development Conference organised by the National Planning Commission (NPC) and its partners.
The National Development Conference will be an annual event where experts will come together to take stock and discuss how to accelerate agreed national development priorities with the participation, feedback and contributions from different stakeholders, including the general public.
This year’s inaugural conference will be held under the theme: ‘Beyond Political Freedom to Inclusive Wealth Creation and Self-reliance’ and will provide a platform where citizens, state and non-state actors as well as development partners will discuss emerging issues from the consultations for the development of the National Transformation 2063, the envisioned successor to Vision 2020.
The conference will be a hybrid of virtual and limited physical participation to be coordinated from the Bingu International Conference Centre (BICC) in Lilongwe in full compliance with Covid-19 preventive measures as prescribed by the Ministry of Health.
The conference has been jointly organised by the National Planning Commission,the Malawi Government, the Council for Non-Governmental Organisations (CONGOMA), the Malawi Confederation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry (MCCCI), the Public Private Partnerships Commission (PPPC), and Michigan State University with a number of development partners playing a key supportive role.Precious child of God