Minister of Industry Roy Kachale Banda and officials from the ministry today continue to visit different companies and industries on his familialisation tour of various companies and industries.
This morning the minister is at OPTICHEM Fertilizers in Blantyre and in the afternoon the Industry minister will visit producers of Kombedza yoghurt.
On Tuesday Kachale visited Tehila Bakery and Value Addition Center and Illovo Sugar Africa Limited.
The Tonse Alliance plan of creating 1 million jobs remain dear to his heart.
Through Industrialization, conducive environment, dedication and hard work Kachale is optimistic Malawi will create more opportunities for its citizens especially the youth and young graduates.
Covid-19, taxation, bureaucracy, capital, land policies and corruption are some of the challenges facing the industrial sector.
The new Minister says the current Chakwera/Chilima administration will deal away with some if not all of the challenges.
He calls upon workers and employers to work extra hard in a quest to implementing the government’s agenda.
At Optchem Malawi, the minister hinted on the need for Malawi to work out on possibility of subsdising local fertilizer as a way of dealing away with importation costs as the Tonse government is geared to bring to reality implementation of cheap fertilizer for all.