President Michael Sata has agreed to reconcile with his Malawian counterpart Bingu Wa Mutharika. QFM News reports that President Sata told journalists at State house this morning that there is need for him and his Malawian counterpart to put their differences aside in the interest of Zambia and Malawi.
The President said he has since sent a message to President Bingu Wa Mutharika through that country’s former head of State Bakili Muluzi who is in Zambia for a private visit indicating his willingness to reconcile their differences.
President Sata was On March 15, 2007, deported from Malawi upon his arrival at Chileka International Airport in Blantyre and was driven back to Zambia through Mwami Border in Chipata.
The Malawian government has up to date not explained why it deported Mr. Sata from that country.
Earlier President Sata held a closed door meeting with the former Malawian Bakili Muluzi which lasted about 40 minutes.
After the meeting, the President saw-off Dr. Muluzi who has been in the country for the past two days.