Building a productive, competitive and resilient nation” MGDS III
Construct a new and comprehensive network of rural access roads and trunk roads to serve the remote agricultural areas so, that produce can reach the urban markets safety and efficiently.
Upgrade, maintain and repair roads, bridges, airports and lake harbours to enable them to support our new vision of development. We will complete the Nsanje Inland Port and operationalise into a canal to use barges from the Indian Ocean.
Upgrade and maintain Kamuzu and Chileka International airports, and develop international airports in Mangochi, Nsanje, Mzuzu and Karonga.
Improve the railways, which continue to be the main means of transportation for Malawi, through more efficient management on a commercial basis. We shall rehabilitate existing railways and develop new railway networks for integrating with regional networks.
Develop a telephone and communications systems that really works; these will be redesigned in line with national, regional and international requirements.
Establish E-Government and E-Commerce and satellite links within the country and the rest of the world to increase reliability, speed and efficiency in transmission of data, imaging and voice signals facilitated by satellite communications.
Improve postal services by ensuring high security to prevent loss or pilferage of mail and parcels. Also Postal services in the rural areas shall be improved and expanded.
Improve transport system in Malawi. Specific to the metropolitan and/or rural areas, the DPP will facilitate the development of Mini-Taxis, which will not only ease transportation, but will also create jobs, reduce congestion and grow a service sector along the way.
Facilitate construction of shopping malls, office and industrial parks that meet international standards in major cities and towns of Malawi.