Malawi’s Vice President, Everton Herbert Chimulirenji, Friday arrived in the United Republic of Tanzania to attend, on behalf of President Peter Mutharika, the 39th Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Southern African Development Community (Sadc) from 17 to 18 August in Dar es Salaam.
President Mutharika delegated the Chimulirenji to demonstrate his commitment to improving and maintaining good international relations, power sharing and trade between Malawi and Sadc member states which is key to economic growth and development.
The 39th Ordinary Summit of the Sadc Heads of State and government, is expected to be officially opened on Saturday at 9:00 hours at Julius Nyerere International Convention Centre (JNICC).
The theme for the 39th ordinary summit is “A Conducive Environment for Inclusive and Sustainable Industrial Development, Increased Intra-Regional Trade and Job Creation.”
Apart from attending the official opening of the Summit, the Vice President is expected to sit in for Mutharika in a number of Summit events namely attending the Summit Closed Session, the State Banquet in honour of the Heads of State and Government and their Spouses, attending an official closing ceremony of the Summit and having an audience with Muhammad Dewj, Chief Executive Officer of the Mohammad Enterprises Limited (MOEL) among others.
The SADC Summit is made up of all SADC Heads of State or Government and is managed on a troika system that comprises the current SADC Chairperson, the incoming Chairperson and the immediate previous Chairperson.Follow and Subscribe Nyasa TV :