Pictorial: World AIDS Day

President Lazarus Chakwera with his Vice Saulos Chilima on World Aids Day

President Lazarus Chakwera led the nation in commemorating World Aids Day at Mitundu Primary School ground in Lilongwe rural.

The day was observed together with the International Candlelight Memorial and also saw the launch of the National HIV and AIDS strategy to guide the national response from 2020-2025.

The event pooled together people from all walks of life.

Malawi News Agency's (MANA) Lisa Kadango captured the highlights of the event through this pictorial.

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The First Couple lights their candle
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Vice President Saulos Chilima takes his turn
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United Nations Resident Coordinator Jose Maria Torres (L) captured during the event
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The President was welcomed by Health Minister Khumbize Chiponda (L)
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Chakwera with his Vice Chilima
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Some of the messages displayed in the pavilions