Facts you didn't know about the late Malawi Vice President Saulos Chilima

• Chilima had been vice-president of Malawi since 2014.

Malawi Vice President Dr Saulos Chilima dies in plane crash

Malawi's vice-president Saulos Chilima and Nine others have been confirmed dead.

His death was confirmed by President Lazarus Chakwera.

Saulos Chilima and nine others were flying within the country on Monday morning (10 June 2024)  when their aircraft disappeared from airport radars.

Here are facts you did not know about him

  • He died aged 51.
  • Was married to Mary Chilima.
  • He was a father of two, a son and a daughter
  • Chilima had been vice-president of Malawi since 2014.
  1. His second term as Vice President was from 3 February 2020 – 10 June 2024
  2. His first term as Vice President was from 31 May 2014 to 31 May 2019
  • Served as the Minister of Economic Planning and Development, as well as Head of Public Sector Reforms.
  • He was on his way to represent the government at the burial of former government minister Ralph Kasambara, who died days ago.
  • Died alongside 9 other people after their plane crashed.

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