Press release

President Ramkalawan sends a message of condolence to the President of the Republic of Malawi, H.E Mr Lazarus Chakwera

June 12, 2024
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Following the untimely passing of the late Vice-President of the Republic of Malawi, Dr Saulos Klaus Chilima, in a tragic plane crash, President Wavel Ramkalawan has sent a message of condolence to the President of the Republic of Malawi, H.E Mr Lazarus Chakwera. 

In his message, President Ramkalawan stated:

It is with great sadness that I learned of the demise of Mr. Saulos Klaus Chilima, Vice President of the Republic of Malawi and the nine passengers who were onboard the flight that was involved in a tragic accident on Monday 10th June 2024.   

The late Mr. Chilima was a distinguished figure in Malawi, who contributed significantly to the development and progress of Malawi, during his long career in service to the public.

On behalf of the government and people of Seychelles, I extend our deepest condolences for this tragic loss. Our prayers and thoughts are with the families and friends of Mr. Chilima and the passengers. 

We stand in solidarity with the government and the people of Malawi in this moment of grief. In reiterating our heartfelt sympathy, please accept, your excellency, the assurances of my highest consideration”.