Water Minister Urges Muslim Journalists to Promote Unity and Truth – Capital Radio Malawi
17 July, 2024

Water Minister Urges Muslim Journalists to Promote Unity and Truth

Urged to Promote Unity and Truth

Minister of Water and Sanitation Abidah Mia has encouraged Muslim journalists to be in the forefront in promoting Islam in the country.

Speaking on Friday during Annual General meeting of Association of Muslim Journalists (AMUJO) at Malawi Sun Hotel in Blantyre, Mia said it is the responsibility of Muslim Journalists to be reporting on issues that will unite the nation.

“There are a lot of fake news that are published about Muslims in the world so as journalists I urge you to be writing on issues that are true and will not divide the nation”, Said Mia.

She further said as Muslim Journalists they should make sure that they follow the Islamic teachings as well as the laws of the country when they are working.

In his remarks Muslim Association of Malawi (MAM) general secretary, Dr Alhaj Twaib Lawe emphasised on working together with the Muslim Journalists in the country.

“As a mother body of Muslims in the country we are going to make sure that we give support to the Journalists because they work so hard in disseminating information to the public “, Said Lawe.

Organising chair for the event Alhaj Chekaukutu Ndege says the gathering will help shape the way for the organisation.

The two days meeting is under the theme “Empowering Muslim journalists to dispel misconceptions about Islam and bring sanity to the world”

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