Malawi, Botswana hold successful bilateral talks

President Dr. Lazarus Chakwera and Botswana Head of State Mokgweetsi Masisi have agreed to strengthen a good relationship between the two country which dates back to colonial times.

The two Heads of State held bilateral talks Monday morning at Kamuzu Palace in Lilongwe.

Dr. Chakwera said the two countries have agreed to cooperate in areas of Mining, Agriculture, Tourism and Education.

On his part, Masisi said that the two Countries have a long relationship dating from colonial days when migrant workers from Malawi used to work in Botswana mines.

the Botswana leader also pleaded for Malawi's support in the forthcoming SADC summit.

According to Masisi, Malawi should vote for Botswana's candidate for the position of Southern African Development Committee (SADC) Executive Secretary Elias Magosi who he described as a very capable person.

Chakwera and Masisi after the bilateral talks

The president of Botswana Mokgweetsi E.K Masisi ia on a day-long working visit in the country after he was invited by Dr Lazarus Chakwera.

Masisi was welcomed by State Vice President Dr Saulos Klaus Chilima at Kamuzu Inter1 Airport in Lilongwe Monday morning.

This is the first visit by a foreign President to Malawi since President Chakwera took office.