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News   Hazviperi Mbizi   June 11, 2019
PIC: Dr McJessie Mbewe cutting the ribbon to mark the launch
The University of Malawi (UNIMA) in collaboration with the Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning and Development on June 11, 2019 launched the Public Sector Investment Program (PSIP) funded project at the Polytechnic Chichiri Campus.

The project, which saw the renovation of various infrastructures like the laboratory, lecture theatre and classrooms among others, was officially launched by the Director of Higher Education, Dr Samson MacJessie Mbewe.

Speaking after touring the Chichiri Campus premises rehabilitation works, Dr McJessie Mbewe said: “the renovations done will help to fulfill the government’s initiative of trying to enroll as many students as possible. In so doing many students will have access to higher education since they now have the required facilities like laboratories and the like.”

From the University of Malawi, the Pro Vice Chancellor, Professor Al Mtenje commended the State President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika who is the Chancellor of UNIMA and the government of Malawi for the PSIP funding which he said will help improve education in the country.

“The renovations that have taken place at the Polytechnic have improved the infrastructures like classes, laboratories and has also increased staff offices. Learning facilities that have tremendously been improved means that students are now learning in a better environment,” he added.

The Principal of the Polytechnic Professor Grant Kululanga presented to the delegates the thematic areas of the college, the demographics of the campuses in all regions and the programs provided.

The Principal thanked the government and the UNIMA for the support it renders to the Polytechnic taking into account the various projects that have been taking place in all campuses.

In attendance were; representatives from the Ministry of Finance, government offices, UNIMA, Deans of  faculties, Head of Departments, lecturers and students


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