Malawi's in-coming First lady Madame Calista Chapola Chimombo (right) has taken into action as wife to Malawi State President Ngwazi Dr Bingu wa Mutharika. Madame Chimombo, herself a former cabinet minister and distinguished member of the ruling Democratic Progressive Party engaged President Mutharika on 14th February( the Valentines Day), 2010.
The couple is set to get married in the Roman Catholic church on 1st May, 2010.
Waiting for her official marriage day, has not stopped the in-coming Malawi First Lady from getting into action in her new role. Over the weekend, Madame Chimombo was in the tea growing district of Thyolo, southern Malawi where she presided over the launch of a government initiative on family support package for child headed households in Thyolo East.
In the picture, looking on is Women and Children Affairs Minister, Patricia Kaliati and Justice and Constitutional Affairs Minister and Member of Parliament for the area, Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika-Malawi Digest.