Hundreds of Muslim women are attending the 18th annual Muslim women conference IJITMA in Mulanje district

The women IJTIMA which is being held under the theme the role of women in faith, praying for peace in the world began on Friday 4th October and will end on Sunday 6th October.

Speaking during the official opening ceremony chairlady of Muslim Women Organisation MWO Mulanje Chapter Hajira Anusa urged the women to be steadfast in deen

Anusa has commended organizations that contributed materially and financially towards the gathering.

Muslim women from neighboring countries such as Mozambique, Zambia and Zimbabwe are also in attendance.