Paramount Chief Kyungu of Karonga on Saturday tied a knot with his new wife Rhoda Banda at Kasoba CCAP Church in the district.
President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika was represented by his Advisor on Unity and Parliamentary Affairs Symon Vuwa Kaunda.
The wedding also saw the presence of Speaker of the National Assembly Richard Msowoya who is also Vice President for the Malawi Congress Party (MCP), Minister of Finance and Economic Development Goodall Gondwe, Minister of Home Affairs and Internal Security Jappie Mhango and Vincent Ghambi.
Speaking during the ceremony, Kaunda said Mutharika is happy with the marriage.
‚ÄúThe President is happy with this marriage, what the chief trying to communicate to the youths is that they should do open marriages and culturally,‚ÄĚ said Kaunda.
Kaunda also disclosed that President Mutharika has donated K1 million and a double cabin fridge.
Kyungu, who was installed on 26th May 2012 as Paramount Chief, holds a Bachelor‚Äôs Degree in Humanities from La Trobe University Melbourne Australia and a Master‚Äôs Degree in International Relations and Diplomacy from Monash University, Victoria in Australia.
Rhoda Banda is the third born daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W.C Banda from Rumphi and she is holds Diploma in Marketing from Nashville Business College in Mzuzu. She is working as a Police Child Protection Officer at Karonga Police Station.