State House would like to inform the general public that the India based
International Youth Committee (IYC) has nominated His Excellency the
President; Prof. Arthur Peter Mutharika as a recipient of the prestigious
‘‘World Peace Prize 2019’’.
According to the IYC, the prize is awarded periodically to individuals of high calibre who have contributed to world peace by preventing country, regional conflict or world war through peaceful settlement of political, diplomatic and economic disputes.
The IYC says President Prof. Arthur Peter Mutharika has been recognised and nominated due to his exemplary leadership, in promoting peace and
inter-religious understanding in the world.
Meanwhile, President Mutharika has graciously accepted the nomination and considers it a symbol of approval of his leadership and his
contribution to peace in Malawi, Africa and beyond.
The President has
since dedicated the prize to lasting peace in Malawi.
The awarding ceremony for the award of the World Peace Prize will take place in India in December 2019.