Thursday, July 18, 2024

Pres. Lazarus Chakwera’s benefits to Malawi for attending United Nations General Assembly

The Sixth President of the Republic of Malawi, Dr. Lazarus Chakwera, delivering his speech at the 78th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, USA.

By: Mpinganjira Mathews

Here are some of the benefits of Chakwera’s trip to United States of America for the general assembly to Malawi:

🔹It has given Malawi a platform and opportunity of asking for debt cancellation by developed countries, as you know that Malawi has a lot of debts which would cripple our economy , president Chakwera has this opportunity and in the strongest terms to call for debt relief for Malawi to breath a breath of hope.

🔸It has given Malawi an opportunity to seek investment in agriculture, mining and tourism of which many have promised to invest in these areas.

🔹It has given Malawi an opportunity to strengthen bilateral ties with many countries including Netherlands.

🔸It has given Dr Lazarus Chakwera and Malawi an opportunity to talk with the Afrexim Bank president Dr Oramah on the $700 dollars financing for industrial parks in the country. These parks will see Malawi exporting more products and goods than importing.

🔹It has given Malawi an opportunity to acquire no collateral funds of about $ 100 education loan for Malawian students to study in US which is key to any development.

Opportunity to sell Malawi and Africa at large which we saw honourable Chithyola calling for investment in Africa.

🔹It has given Malawi an opportunity to hold African investment summit where investors gathered and pledged to invest in Africa and Malawi.

🔸It has given Malawi an opportunity to be honoured as gender champion, where Dr Lazarus Chakwera received a reward in recognition of his effort of including women in key decision making positions in the country.

🔹It has given Dr Lazarus Chakwera and Malawi opportunity to plead for cyclone Freddy and cholera support so that recovery process should be quick and sustainable.

🔸It has given Malawi an opportunity to expose itself as a destination for Tourism, Agriculture and Mining and Malawi will see more investors coming.

🔹It has given Malawi and the president to IMF for the extended credit facilities, which will see Malawi receiving about k195 billion kwacha at the finalisation of second and last tests.

🔸It has given Dr Lazarus Chakwera and Malawi opportunity to meet with pan-african investors toward transtion into E government , e health systems, e education, in shot different Es

◼️It has given Malawi opportunity to have am audience with Israel delegation for bilateral talks , Israel ties dates back 1960s.

These are just few of the important and engagement of our president at United Nations General Assembly.

In case you did not know how important is the trip.

He is coming back to Malawi on Monday 2 October 2023 after successful united nations general assembly (Unga).

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