Malawi President Peter Mutharika had a bilateral meeting with the former president of the United States of America, Bill Clinton on Monday 19 September in New York.
The two leaders discussed matters of cooperation between Malawi, the Unted States of America and the Clinton Global Initiative, according the presidential spokesman.
Bill Clinton is founder of the Clinton Global Initiative.
Specifically, the two leaders discussed existing and planned development projects in Malawi financed through the Clinton Global Initiative.
President Clinton agreed to support Malawi’s health programs on Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) in addition to the existing support towards health infrastructure and the fight against HIV and AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.
In addition, the two leaders discussed the effects of climate change and the resultant hunger in Malawi, and shared solutions and commitments towards ending food insecurity in Malawi.
The meeting was extremely cordial, and ended with President Clinton accepting President Mutharika’s invitation to visit Malawi where they would carry forward their conversation, the press office of Malawi President said.Follow and Subscribe Nyasa TV :