The President of Malawi Lazarus Chakwera has arrived in the country for a three-day state visit.

Chakwera was accompanied by the First lady Monica Chakwera and will be the Chief Guest at this year's Mashujaa Day celebrations which will be held in Kirinyaga county.

President Chakwera was received at JKIA by Defence Cabinet Secretary Eugene Wamalwa.

President Kenyatta will have a meeting with his counterpart at the statehouse on Thursday.

More guests are expected to attend the event which will be held at Wanguru stadium,Kirinyaga.

Interior PS Dr. Karanja Kibicho directed that the 58th Mashujaa day will only be marked in Kirinyaga and no parallel celebrations in other counties as it has been the norm.