Lilongwe, April 20: President Dr Lazarus Chakwera has described the late Matthews Eliazere Khondowe as a selfless person who gave his all to the contribution of the country’s development.
The President was speaking at Lingadzi CCAP Church in Lilongwe during a funeral service in honour of the lateKhondowe, a business tycoon who died on Tuesday, April 18 in Lilongwe at the age of 90.
Dr Chakwera said as a people, Malawians should emulate the late Khondowe’s example by being patriotic and development conscious for this country to move forward.
“The late Khondowe was a humble and self-sacrificing as witnessed by the legacy he has left behind,” he said.
Among other structures that the late Khondowe owned is theexquisite Kang’ombe Building in City Centre and KalikutiHotel in Biwi, Lilongwe.
He also expressed gratitude to President Chakwera and the Vice President Saulosi Chilima for the moral support rendered to the family during the mourning period.