Malawi President Mutharika congratulates UK’s new Prime Minister

July 25, 2019
| Report Focus News

Malawian President Peter Mutharika, has congratulated  Boris Johnson, for his election as  the British Prime Minister.

The former Mayor of London was announced a winner after defeating Jeremy Hunt with 93,163 votes against 46, 656.

In a statement, Mutharika who was re elected  in the controversial May 21, 2019 polls  says Johnson’s election  reflects the  confidence and trust that the people of the Great Britain have in him.

“On behalf of the Government and the People of the Republic of Malawi and indeed on my own behalf, I would like to extend my sincere and heartfelt congratulations to Your Honour on your election as Prime Minister of the Great Britain,” Mutharika says.

Britain is a colonial ruler of Malawi, then known as Nyasaland.

Now 54 years down since the southern African nation got it’s independent from the Western government, Britain remains the best friend, and one of the major donors for Malawi.

” It is my sincere hope that your ascendance to the higher office will further strengthen the friendly relations that exist between our two countries,” Mutharika added.

He also wished Johnson personal good health and the well being of the people of the Great Britain.

“Please accept, Your Honour, the assurances of my highest consideration,” Mutharika pleaded.