Malawi cements diplomatic ties with Malta

By Durell Namasani

The Malawi High commissioner to the United Kingdom Dr Thomas Bisika  on Tuesday presented his letters of credence to the President of Malta , an act that cements the strong relationship that exists between the two countries.

Dr Bisika was in Malta’s capital Valletta where he was hosted by Dr. George Vella, President of Malta at the Grandmasters Palace.  Although based in London , the Malawi High commissioner covers the following countries  to his accreditation namely; Ireland, Iceland, Denmark, Malta, Finland, Norway, Portugal, Spain and Sweden.

Over the years Malawi  has seen itself exporting  products such as tea, pepper, raw sugar to Malta.Both Malawi and Malta maintain diplomatic relations with many countries around the world and are active participants in various international organizations.

Malta is an archipelago in the central Mediterranean between Sicily and the North African coast. It’s a nation known for historic sites related to a succession of rulers including the Romans, Moors, Knights of Saint John, French and British. It has numerous fortresses, megalithic temples and the Ħal Saflieni Hypogeum, a subterranean complex of halls and burial chambers dating to circa 4000 B.C.