Some Parts of Malawi Declared to Belong to Zambia: Minister Urges People not to Change Nationality
Source: Nyasa Times
By Wanga Gwede
Parts of Mchinji, Mzimba, Kasungu and Rumphi districts have been declared to belong to Zambia during the border re-demarcation exercise.
Minister of Lands, Housing and Urban Development Jean Kalilani told Parliament in a ministerial statement that the physical demarcation of border lines started on a pilot basis in 1993 and boundary inspections have been carried since then.
Kalilani advised Malawians residing in the affected areas against changing their nationalities from Malawi to Zambia.
The Minister said the government of Zambia and Malawi had agreed that until a new border treaty come into effect, local people should remain where they were before the demarcation.
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