Irish President jets in Malawi for state visit

Ireland President Michael Higgins arrived in Malawi Monday through Kamuzu International Airport (KIA) and was welcomed Dr. George Chaponda, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and other government officials.

Ireland President inspects a guard of honour mounted by Malawi Defence Force

Ireland President inspects a guard of honour mounted by Malawi Defence Force

Huggins and wife in Malawi

Huggins and wife in Malawi

Chaponda and Higgins

Chaponda and Higgins

The Irish President, who is accompanied by his wife Sabina, is on a three-day official visit to Malawi.

Higgins, whose government is one of country’s key development partners that have stood by Malawi over the years, will hold bilateral discussions with President Arthur Peter Mutharika aimed to further strengthening the fraternal bonds of friendship and fruitful cooperation existing between their two governments”.

President Higgins will on 11th November, visit Saopa Mpeni village in Salima, where he will interact with the local community participating in Irish Aid-funded resilience programme.

He will also meet the Irish Non Governmental Organizations (NGOs) working in Malawi, and appreciate women leaders’ gender activism campaign exhibition at Ufulu Gardens in Lilongwe.

On 12th November, the visiting President will address lecturers and students at Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR).

On the same day, the Irish President will tour the ICRISAT-Malawi Seed Industry Development Project at Chitedze in Lilongwe, supported by the Government of Ireland.

Malawi continues to benefit from Irish Government’s aid, particularly in the areas of agriculture and nutrition, governance, as well social sectors of education and health.

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Fathara
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Akalandilidwa ndi a president NKHUMBO KACHALI ndi achiwili awo a CHIHANA akapita ku NYIKA. Ife kuno ku Malawi sitikuwapoyilila wachepa ameneyo.

Yobe boo
Guest

KOMA NGATI MU DPP MULI MUNTHU WONYATSA, NDIYE CHAPONDA.

Kanyimbi
Guest

Koma ukanadziwanso kuti ngati pali munthu wonyasa kwambiri pa dziko la pansi ndi bambo ako sukanalemba izi. Shaaaa! Haram.

Bantu
Guest

I am DPP, but I like the way APM’s presidency. Well done Mr President for delegating on these trivial matters and for restoring dignity in Malawi’s first office. All around the world, presidents don’t waste time welcoming guests at airports.

Angozo
Guest

I personally do not see any problem for Chaponda to welcome the Irish President. It is normal, only those who always born to oppose anything can see a problem kodi a malawi enanu munakhala bwanji za zii.

Chikopa
Guest

AMumafunsa kuti why sanapite kumaliro apa mukutukwanabe kodi amalawi tizikhala choncho wina akuti musapeleke chithandizo koma iyenso iliku malawi anthu akuda munakhala bwaji mukupitiliza zomwe mumapanga 2010 ndimayi wanu jb malawi is geting poor and poor inuyo chimene mumapindula ndichani. Tizichedwa ndikukangana mapeto ake tisowa chogawana please masakho apita maso athu pasogolo, azungu kuti atukuke amapanga chimodzi teyeni tisegule maso tisamagonebe

chilungamo
Guest

Matako ur comment is Satanic, u r one of those people who would stop the government from funding Prisons becoz taxpayers should not feed criminals! Ife tikuvutika koopysa ndiye iwe ukuti Irish Government isatipatse chithandizo, chamba chani? That’s really backward! Most of the times when our President goes for a State visit especially to developed States he is not welcomed by the President/Prime Minister of that country! Its usually the Minister of Foreign Affairs or State! There is nothing unusual here but u guys kusonyeza umbuli

Fathara
Guest

Ife a boma la DPP sitikunyengelelanso nzungu wina aliyese tilibe nawo ntchito akagwele uko. Apa zikuchita kuwoneka kuti boma silinamuyitane, wabwela kufuna kwake. Akatelo azitiwuza kuti tizikwatana amuna okhaokha, akazi okhaokha basi, ali mukapanda kutelo sitikuthandizani. Mumatiyesa ife zisilu zanu eti? PETER AZAKAMUCHINGAMILA PRESIDENT PUTIN NDI WAKU CHINA, OSATI ASATANAWA. KODI MUMATI KAKAMILA BWANJI MUMAFUNA CHANI? IFETU MULUNGU ATITHANDIZA ZITHU ZIKHALA BWINO MUZACHITA MANYAZI YEMBEKEZANI.

Ingwina Sya Karonga SC
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Ingwina Sya Karonga SC

He has just cancelled the trip to Zambia, expecting the Visitor.
Now he is even delegating to the Airport, then later he will also send somebody to State Banquet.

Ingwina Sya Karonga SC
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Ingwina Sya Karonga SC

Delegated the HE is reducing costs kkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkk

Tsamba Likagwa
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Zinthuzitu kumazitsata. President salandila President zake paairport. It is the duty of the Minister in waiting to do that unless he himself decides to do so himself. Otherwise it is not a must. The minister in waiting presents the visiting President to the Welcoming President at his official residence. Even akamapita ku Salima ko plus malo ena otero azipita the Minister is waiting not the President. Monga ndikunama. Sizinali choncho even nthawi ya Madala Angwazi? Mabulutu inu including no 11 osamaonetsela ubulutu wanu pa net pano. Kumazitsata izi

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