Pictorial on visits by Zambia, Mozambique presidents to Malawi

Malawi hosted Zambia President Edgar Lungu  and Mozambique leader Filipe Nyusi who had talks with President Peter Mutharika on modalities of addressing food insecurity and enhancing trade amongst  the three neighbouring countries.

President Lungu with Prof Mutharika

President Lungu with Prof Mutharika

Malawia and Mozambique Presidents at Kamuzu palace

Malawia and Mozambique Presidents at Kamuzu palace

Mozambican President, Filipe Nyusi, feels good with Malawian praising songs at Kamuzu International Airport in Lilongwe-(c) Abel Ikiloni, Mana

Mozambican President, Filipe Nyusi, feels good with Malawian praising songs at Kamuzu International Airport in Lilongwe-(c) Abel Ikiloni, Mana

President Lungu Vice-President of Malawi,Dr.Saulos Chilima

President Lungu Vice-President of Malawi,Dr.Saulos Chilima

President Lungu is welcomed by Vice-President of Malawi Chilima on arrival

President Lungu is welcomed by Vice-President of Malawi Chilima on arrival

President Lungu is welcomed by Vice-President of Malawi,Dr.Saulos Chilima on arrival

President Lungu is welcomed by Vice-President of
Malawi,Dr.Saulos Chilima on arrival

President Edgar Lungu of Zambia, departs for his home state via Kamuzu International Airport after a one day visit-(c) Abel Ikiloni, Mana (2)

President Edgar Lungu of Zambia, departs for his home state via Kamuzu International Airport after a one day visit-(c) Abel Ikiloni, Mana (2)

President Filipe Nyusi of Mozambique, departs for his home state via Kamuzu International Airport after a one day visit-(c) Abel Ikiloni, Mana

President Filipe Nyusi of Mozambique, departs for his home state via Kamuzu International Airport after a one day visit-(c) Abel Ikiloni, Mana

The meeting, which lasted over five hours in Lilongwe, discussed the matter of refugees, political situation and transportation of goods on waterways and others modes of transport.

The matter of addressing critical hunger as a result of climatic change that hit the three nations was also tabled in the meeting.

President Mutharika announced after the meeting that Malawi will procure 1.2 metric tonnes of maize to feed over three million people who are affected by critical hunger in that country.

Mutharika told journalists that the three Presidents also discussed issues to do with Shire-Zambezi waterway project, a dream project of former President Bingu wa Mutharika who was his brother.

Malawi and Zambia, want to reopen the Shire-Zambezi waterway with access to the Mozambican port of Chinde which would slash costs of doing business for Malawi by 60 percent.

The route hasn’t been in use since the 1970s when civil war erupted in Mozambique. Reopening it could be a major boon to Malawi and Zambia’s economies.

Mozambique President Peter Filipe Nyusi said his government will work with Malawi and other countries on the waterway project to improve transportation for landlocked neighbouring countries.

 

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15 thoughts on “Pictorial on visits by Zambia, Mozambique presidents to Malawi”

  1. Dukani says:

    Ndege yathu ilipo, ija akugwiritsira ntchito Joyisi Banda ku South Africa.

  2. wa ku Mitchesi kujaaaaa!!!! says:

    Yes, we need an airplane for our President, just like the Zambia and Mozambique Presidents have their own official planes. Osati Pulezident wathu azikhala pa ndege ndi malova onunkha thukutha olo ukweche ayi (Like their counterparts, Malawi Presidents have important and confidential business to be conducted in more comfortable environments than is provided by public transport.)

  3. Suzgo says:

    African presidents will never change.They talk the talk but they can’t walk the walk.Mozambique & Zambia are right next door,they couldn’t have just come by road?It shows how much confidence they have in their own transport networks.So next time APM needs to visit Zambia or Mozambique he’ll also charter an expensive plane?Hopeless men.

  4. Tino J. says:

    iwe Chilima, your apparels are always (generally) on point, but the tinted glasses ….eish!

  5. Pido says:

    Malawi will procure 1.2metric tonnes to feed how many people? (24 bags of 50kg?)

  6. Car says:

    Dr. Saulos Chilima looks more of the Presidential material. Look at his steps with Lungu. No wonder you keep scoring high. This sounds very good to me and not His Excellency the President Dr. Geo Turtle Fart

  7. zoona says:

    Inu tazinenani zoona nthawi zina…1.2 metric tonnes for the whole country…zoona?

  8. Chi dele chakufikapo says:

    Mozambique will never warm up to the idea of shire river water way, it is not to their advantage

  9. kk says:

    Ndipo Shire Zambezi sizidzatheka pokhapokha ngati K577billion ndi iziz Boma likukanika kuweruzazi zikadzatheka tsiku lina kutsogoloko osati pano sinanga nawoso akudziwanso kuti Khoswe akhala pa mkhate samaphekatu. ndi amadzo anthuwa.

  10. Zoona says:

    Not for hate but Chilima in tinted looks like a body guard. Why?

  11. thandala says:

    koma amalawi kumachita kulankhula mokondwa kuti shire water way is a sleeping project. ? kodi project ndi ya munthu kapena dziko. who is going to benefit. ndichifukwa chake sitizatukuka. anzanthu akupita patsogolo. Bingu is not here no more if it had materialized we could have benefitted. he was thinking for us not for himself. be patriotic

  12. Trendex says:

    NGATI MASO ANGA SANAN’NAMIZE NAONA NGATI MA PULEZIDENTI AWIRIWA ANABWERA PA NDEGE YAKEYAKE ALIYENSE. OKE NDILIBE PULOBULEMU!!

  13. wobeba wanga says:

    we need a presidential jet. Look at our friends

  14. Nabetha says:

    OBSERVATION 1: Why did the president of Tanzania not invited to the meeting? Tanzania shares the boundaries with Malawi, Mozambique and Tanzania. If the purpose of the meeting was to discuss developmental issues of these neighbouring countries, it would have given more sense if Tanzanian leader was also included.

    OBSERVATION 2: The visiting presidents looked very relaxed with no spectacles, our leaders like it when they look terrible in their tinted glasses.

  15. Semani says:

    Shire water way will never die but sleeping

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