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President Orders Citizens To Fast And Pray Against Covid 19.

NiceCaleb
By NiceCaleb | self meida writer
Published 7 months ago - 64 views

Malawi’s President Lazarus Chakwera has asked citizens to join him in fasting and praying against the deadly coronavirus.

He says saying prayers to God will help stop the spread and the impact of coronavirus in the country.

President Chakwera urged “all religiously-inclined citizens and residents of Malawi” to fast and pray for three days starting Thursday.

“The president asks that prayers be lifted up for the recovery of those infected and affected by the virus; the protection and sustenance of healthcare workers on the front-lines of the fight, the protection and diligence of those who have not yet contracted the virus, the effectiveness of the presidential task force on Covid-19”.

MALAWI’S President, Lazurus Chakwera has called on religiously inclined citizens to join him in fasting and prayer to mitigate the spread and impact of the coronavirus in the country starting on Thursday.

In a statement, the Malawi Information Minister Gospel Kazako said the President asked that prayers be lifted up for the recovery of those infected and affected by the virus; protection and sustenance of frontline healthcare workers, protection and diligence of those who have not yet contracted the virus and effectiveness of the presidential task force on Covid-19.

The President of Malawi is a former church pastor, who led the Malawi Assemblies of God Church for 24 years.

He became leader of the, then opposition Malawi Congress Party in 2013 without having any previous political experience, and was elected president in the 23rd June election run.

The president who is a former preacher also declared Sunday a national day of thanksgiving. For 24 years he was the leader of the Malawi Assemblies of God church and believes prayers can be useful amid the pandemic.

President Chakwera won a re-run presidential election last month beating incumbent president, Peter Mutharika. Shortly after becoming President he spoke of the extent of the impact of the Covid-19 in the country, declaring it a major crisis.

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