By Malawi Exclusive
President Dr Lazarus Maccathy Chakwera today held talks with his Nigerian counterpart held bilateral talks with my counterpart Muhammadu Buhari, on the sidelines of the African Union extraordinary summit in Equatorial Guinea.
Nigeria has over the past decades become Malawi’s key partner due to a surge in cooperation on trade, investment, trade, arts and even intermarriages.
President Chakwera and President Buhari exchanged notes on how best their two countries can continue exploring more areas of mutual cooperation to cement our people’s shared aspirations.
“We talked on how Malawi can draw some value from Nigeria as an oil producer.
“Oil is a major driver of our economy and makes Nigeria, a strategic partner,” said President Chakwera.
He said this relationship needs to be enhanced, saying the two leaders discussed how Malawi has gone with preparations to open an embassy in Abuja as one way of fully formalising the two countries ties.