Malawi which is facing diplomatic crisis with its neighbouring countries and Britain, has signed an agreement on the establishment of diplomatic relations with Bosnia Herzegovina.
Communiqués were signed for this in New York, United State of America.
Malawi’s Ambassador at United Nations, Brian Bowler, signed on behalf of the Republic of Malawi and Ivan Barbalic signed for Bosnia and Herzegovina.
“On behalf of His Excellency Ngwazi Professor Bingu wa Mutharika, President of Malawi, I wish to extend through you, my President’s heartfelt appreciation. Our two countries share similar development aspirations,” Bowler told Barbalic at the signing ceremony, according to a statement released by Malawi Permanent Mission at UN.
Bowler said Malawi looked forward to mutual support and benefits through the formal relations.
On his part, Barbalic said:“We can work closely here at the United Nations and share our experiences. Bosnia and Herzegovina looks forward to cementing our already friendly relations.”
The statement further said that Malawi has formally established diplomatic relations in the last two months with Georgia, Cambodia, Fiji, Montenegro, Malta, Dominican Republic, Estonia, Slovenia and South Sudan.
“There are plans to also establish diplomatic relations with 10 other countries in the coming months,” the statement said.