President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika is expected to leave the country on Monday, November 23, 2015 for United Kingdom (UK) to attend and South Africa.
Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation George Chaponda disclosed this on Thursday during a media briefing held in the capital Lilongwe, saying the President will lead a delegation of between 10 and 15 people on his three assignments.
Chaponda said President will embark on a three-nation visit that will take him to Malta for the Commonwealth Heads of State and Government Meeting (Chogm), the United Kingdom (UK) and later South Africa for the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (Focac).
According to Chaponda, president Mutharika will return home after two weeks.
The Chogm Mutharika will attend from November 27 to 29 under the theme Commonwealth: Adding Global Value would be preceded by the Commonwealth Business Forum where leaders of the Commonwealth are expected to share ideas on trade, investment and enterprises, but also improving access and outcomes of the health sector.
From Malta, Mutharika will deliver a keynote address Investing in the Next Generation at the Global Investment Summit to be held in London from December 2, 2015.
Recently President Mutharika came under for take huge entourage to the United Nation General Assembly blowing over MK300 million.