The President of Malawi Peter Mutharika is expected in Zambia on July 31, 2015 to grace this year’s Agriculture and Commercial show which starts tomorrow.
Ministry of Foreign Affairs Public Relations Officer Dorcas Chileshe said Professor Mutharika will arrive in Zambia on Friday for a two day official visit.
Mrs. Chileshe revealed that during the visit, Prof. Mutharika will also hold bilateral talks with his Zambian counterpart Edgar Lungu.
Later President Lungu will host a state banquet in honour of the visiting Malawian President.
Meanwhile, Foreign Affairs Minister Harry Kalaba said the visit by the Malawian President is significant as both country share history and similar interests.
Mr. Kalaba further noted that Prof. Mutharika’s two days visit will strengthen the existing bilateral relations in various economic and social sectors between the two countries.
This year’s Zambia Agriculture and Commercial show is being held under the theme “Innovation beyond golden jubilee”.