Chakwera arrives for DRC, Mozambique meeting

By Rose Cross Mahorya

President Dr Lazarus Chakwera has  Friday afternoon, arrived in Lusaka, Zambia for Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) Extraordinary Summit on SADC Mission in Democratic Republic of Congo (SAMIDRC) and SADC Mission in Mozambique (SAMIM) contributing countries’ meeting.

Arriving at Kenneth Kaunda International Airport at 15:30 hours Dr Chakwera was welcomed by Zambian Minister of Labour and Social Security, Brenda Tambatamba; Malawi High Commissioner to Zambia, Margaret Kamoto; High Commissioner of Zambia to Malawi, Colonel Panji Kaunda and Malawi Minister of Defence, Harry Mkandawire.

Chakwera in Zambia

At the meeting which is taking place on Saturday at Mulungushi International Conference Centre  in Lusaka, countries contributing to the SADC Missions in Mozambique and Democratic Republic of Congo are expected to among other things deliberate over challenges faced while executing their missions.

The member states contributing to the SAMID and SAMIDRC are Malawi, Angola, South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Democratic Republic of Congo.