Malawi President Mutharika Meets Putin; Set to Address Russia-Africa Summit Thursday

By Sarah Munthali in Sochi, Russia

Malawi President Arthur Peter Mutharika Wednesday ended his day one at the Russia-Africa Summit in Sochi, Russia with a one-on-one meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the Sirius Park of Science and Art.

Mutharika is leading the Malawi delegation at the summit and Malawi’s focus at the summit is investment in energy, mining and opening of new markets for Malawian products such as tobacco and legumes.

On Thursday, President Mutharika will address the first Plenary Session of the Russia-Africa Summit at the Sirius Park for Science and Art.