By Cedric Nkungula
Malawi President Lazarus Chakwera will attend the 6th European Union – African Union (EU – AU) summit to be held in Brussels, Kingdom of Belgium.
According a press release from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, the summit will be held from 17th to 18th February 2022.
The statement said that Chakwera will use his time in Brussels to lobby for support towards relief efforts to mitigate the devastating effects of Tropical storm Ana.
“The president whose participation in the summit has been made possible by funding from Malawi’s partners, will use his time in Brussels to lobby for support towards relief efforts to mitigate the devastating effects of tropical storm Ana and for greater collaboration between the EU and SADC in addressing climate change and green energy transformation , peace and security, agricultural sustainability, development financing , trade, digital connectivity and transport, education and health,” says the press release.
The statement further said details of the president’s departure will be announced later.