President Dr. Lazarus Chakwera has arrived in in Gaborone, Botswana for the Extraordinary Organ Troika Summit for SADC Heads of State.
Chakwera confirmed of his arrival in a statement posted on his official facebook page seen by this publication.
“I have just landed in Gaborone, Botswana for the Extraordinary Organ Troika Summit for SADC Heads of State. I’ll soon be joining my regional counterparts to address matters of security because a safe and stable SADC is critical to economic growth,” wrote Chakwera.
Speaking before departure at Kamuzu International Airport (KIA) Chakwera said that the visit to Botswana was an opportunity to look into security matters within the regional grouping.
“We have this emergency meeting where are going to discuss this insurgency in Mozambique,” the President said.
Northern Mozambique has been under terrorist attacks since last year.
He said Malawi was a contributing country to peace keeping in the DRC. “I am an incoming Chair of SADC and therefore I need to participate,” the Malawi leader added.
This is his SADC meeting to attend.
Botswana Minister for Presidential Kabo Sechele Morwaeng and Malawi’s Foreign Affairs Minister Eisenhower Mkaka, were among top officials who welcomed the Malawi leader on arrival in Botswana.
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