Vice President Saulos Chilima on Tuesday inspected some projects in the Southern Region in his capacity as Minister of Economic Planning, Development, and Public Sector Reforms.
By 8 am Chilima was at Limbe Railway Station where he appreciated progress of the various initiatives CEAR is undertaking to revamp the railway transport in the country.
The Vice President later proceeded to inspect Nansadi Train Station in Thyolo District before trekking down to tour the Thyolo – Thekerani-Muona Road.
He completed with an inspection of the construction of Ruo Bridge where he briefed the media of the importance of the projects and that he was impressed with progress so far.
Chilima then called for speedy implementation of the projects inorder to create job opportunities for the citizens.
"We know that people are frustrated and we think we need to act with speed to make sure that projects are completed on time," he said.
Overall, he said he was impressed with quality of rehabilitation works on the Limbe-Luchenza railway line, Thyolo-Thekerani-Muona road and the construction of Ruo bridge.