Public Affairs Committee has commended President Peter Mutharika for his open-door policy on issues of national importance. PAC made the commendation today, Wednesday, at its meeting with President Mutharika at Sanjika Palace.
PAC chairperson Monsignor Dr Patrick Thawale said the organization was pleased that the President has always been warm to cordial and constructive conversation. He said the President’s “quick response” in accepting their request to meet him signified his readiness and willingness to constructive dialogue on issues affecting Malawians.“This meeting today demonstrates the importance you attach to constructive dialogue. We thank you for your openness to foster such conversations between us,” said Thawale.
In his remarks, President Mutharika said it was in his interest to engage organizations such as PAC on matters of national importance. “Public Affairs Committee holds an important place in the history of our country. It has been instrumental in the foundation of democracy in Malawi,” he said. On the agenda at the meeting included the political situation after the court ruling and Malawi’s response to coronavirus. Among members of PAC that are attending the meeting include PAC Executive Director Robert Phiri, Publicity Secretary Gilford Matonga, vice chairperson Osman Karim and board member Agness Kamoto.