Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Dr Mutharika invites Brazilians to Malawi

Malawi's Industry and Trade Minister Eunice Kazembe, MP. Pic by Malawi Digest.

By Dalitso Chikwembani

Malawi President Ngwazi Dr Bingu wa Mutharika on Thursday courted the Federation of Industries of Sao Paulo in Brazil to invest in Malawi.

Dr Mutharika held talks with the Federation at the Department of Trade and Foreign Affairs in the Brazilian commercial capital, Sao Paul.

The Federation comprises of various industries in Brazil, including agribusiness, car manufacturing and hydro power.

Industry and Trade Minister Eunice Kazembe told journalists after the talks that Dr Mutharika outlined investment opportunities in Malawi such as the green belt irrigation project and the Nsanje world inland port.

“He also talked about pharmaceuticals, bearing in mind that a Brazilian company is already in pharmaceutical production in Mozambique, producing ARVs,” she said.

Mutharika was in Brazi for a three-day state visit at the invitation of Brazilian president Inacioa Luiz Lula da Silva.

During the visit, Dr Mutharika held belateral talks with President da Silva and witnessed the signing of an agreement of cooperation between the two countries and visited a number of government institutions where he was briefed on their operations and history.

Mutharika left Brazil for Miami in the United States of America on Thursday where he was expected to receive a leadership award before proceeding to New York for the United Nations General Assembly-Mana/Malawi Digest.

1 comment:

  1. thats a welcome move Mr President we really need development not kumangophana zikakufikitsani kuti a JZU.REPENT BEFORE UR DAY COMES!!!!!