For immediate release 30th November, 2016
PRESIDENTIAL CALL FOR PRAYERS FOR GOOD RAINS AND BUMPER HARVEST
For; The Bible says, ‘‘Again he prayed, and the heavens gave rain, and the earth produced its crops’’. James 5:18, New International Version (NIV), And; The Quran says, ‘‘He [Allah] will send down upon you the cloud, pouring down abundance of rain; and help you with wealth and sons.
And make for you gardens, and make for you rivers’’. Surah 71:11-12. Therefore; His Excellency the President Prof. Arthur Peter Mutharika is calling upon religious leaders in the country to set special time for prayers for good rains, bumper harvest and for protection for all people during the forthcoming festive season.
The prayers are to start from Friday, 2nd December, 2016 to Sunday, 4th December 2016. Page 2 of 2 The President is also calling upon the religious leaders to pray for the enemies of our land: hunger, disease and envy, so that we all live together in unity for the betterment of our country. His Excellency the President is further calling upon all Government officials, Cabinet ministers, and Members of Parliament regardless of their political affiliations, to take the lead in attending these special prayers in their respective communities and places of worship.
PRESIDENTIAL PRESS SECRETARY & SPOKESPERSON
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