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Chakwera Asks For Humanitarian Support From EU 

President Chakwera with EU Commissioner for International Partnerships, Jutta Urpilainen

BY BLAIR MHONE

As part of utilizing his trip to Brussels, Belgium where he is attending the 6th African Union-European Union Summit President Dr. Lazarus McCarthy Chakwera, held discussions with European Union (EU) Commissioner for International Partnerships Jutta Urpilainen.

The president, who is also Chairperson of Southern African Development Community (SADC) held discussions on how to enhance relations between the EU and the religion, and Malawi, in particular.

During the bilateral meeting, the Malawi leader highlighted areas where the EU could support Malawi, including in emergency humanitarian assistance, following the devastating impact of Cyclone Ana in January, 2022, which affected close to 1 million people and damaged several key infrastructure facilities.

The 6th African Union-European Union Summit Meeting is taking place in Brussels, Kingdom of Belgium, from 17th and 18th February, 2022.

 

 

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