The Malawi leader Dr. Lazarus Chakwera on Tuesday morning left the country for a one day official trip to Zambia.
Speaking to reporters before his maiden international trip departure, Chakwera pointed out that since Zambia is regarded as Malawi’s neighbors, he sees it imperative to start his international journeys with Zambia so that he can strengthen the long time relationship that dates back in colonial time.
“We always share common ideas, resources, celebrations, businesses and many more, as such, our relationship with Zambia should always be our priority.” Chakwera said.
Whilst in Zambia, Chakwera is expected to sign an electricity deal with which will see Malawi tapping over 100 megawatts of electricity from Zambia.
The longtime pastor now Malawi leader will also meet different stakeholders whilst in Zambia to discuss best ways on how the two countries tend to assist each other for economic and social development between the two countries.
Speaking after his arrival back home from Zambia, Chakwera said the tour to Zambia has been a very important journey as it has set another milestone in as far as the relationship between the two countries are concerned.
He further narrated that he has invited Zambian president Edgar Chagwa Lungu for a week chart that will see the two leaders sharing problems that are affecting people from these two countries and mapping a way forward on how such problems can be resolved.
Malawi and Zambia were once under one leader in The federal system of government spearheaded by British protectorate under the banner of federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland