President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika has congratulated his Zimbabwean counterpart for emerging victorious in the just ended General Elections.
Mutharika has said this in a statement released on Saturday signed his press officer Mgeme Kalilani.
“On behalf of the people of Malawi, His Excellency the President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika extends his heartfelt congratulations to His Excellency Emerson Mnangagwa, the President-Elect of the Republic of Zimbabwe and the ZANU-PF for their victory during their just ended General Elections.
“Through the elections, Zimbabweans have demonstrated their will to entrench democracy and good governance in Zimbabwe and in the region. In giving governance mandate to President Mnangagwa, the people of Zimbabwe have shown that they have confidence in the maturity and experience of His Excellency President Mnangagwa to lead them towards achieving greater economic prosperity for all Zimbabweans. Malawi, is therefore proud to have a democratic Zimbabwe and President Mnangagwa as allies in the region,” read in part the statement.
Added the statement: “The Government and the people of Malawi look forward to further strengthening the ties between the two countries as President Mnangagwa assumes his term of office.
“The Malawi President wishes His Excellency Mnangagwa the best as he takes up the mandate entrusted upon him by the people of Zimbabwe.”