President Chakwera returns home from historic trip to Saud Arabia and Egypt

By Senior Business Editor

President Dr Lazarus McCarthy Chakwera on Tuesday arrived in the country from Saud Arabia and Egypt where he went to fullfill a number of engagements.

Malawi President left Malawi for Saud Arabia on Wednesday 7 November, 2023 , where he attended Saudi Arabia – Africa Summit.

While in Saud Arabia Chakwera also witnessed the signing of the financing agreement of the Mangochi – Makanjira Road construction project.

Following his engagements in Saudi Arabia, President Chakwera proceeded to Egypt where he attended an Intra Africa Trade Fair organized by the African Export-Import Bank (AFREXIM Bank) in partnership with the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) secretariat.

The trade fair served as a vital platform for African countries to engage in discussions regarding the establishment of an integrated African market for goods and services.

President Chakwera arrived in the country via Kamuzu International Airport and was welcomed by Vice President Dr Saulos Klaus Chilima, Senior Cabinet Ministers and Deputy Ministers, Senior Chiefs and party officials.

Chakwera did not address the media because of heavy rains.