Nissan Malawi sets pace in fighting against Coronavirus
Nissan Malawi on Wednesday donated sanitary items to Kamuzu International Airport to fight against the likely spread of Coronavirus.
The items include disposable aprons, face masks, sanitary washing hands liquid and sanitary wall cups (to store the sanitary liquid).
Ministry of Health Officials and the Airport Commandant,Theodore Amos Katandula (Acting Managing Director of Nissan Malawi) said it is better to prevent than to cure and the country should not experience what other countries are facing.
"Nissan company cares about this country and it is the duty of companies to help the government when need arises hence Nissan Malawi is at KIA setting a pace."
Meanwhile Dr. Mary Chimseu Nkunika who is the District Medical Officer (Lilongwe) encouraged other companies to emulate the good gesture of safeguarding the country from coronavirus, saying government alone cannot do it all.
Airport Commandant Don Chimtengo echoed Nkunika's sentiments saying Airport workers need to be safe all times.
Among some notable stakeholders who were present at the handing over ceremony were the Airport police, Immigration, Airport Development Limited (ADL), Lilongwe Handling Company (LIHACCO), Malawi Revenue Authority (MRA), Parks and Wildlife, Airlines representatives and the Port Health KIA.
Nissan Malawi is the first company to donate to the Airport.