Lilongwe, 23rd MARCH 2018: Vice President Dr. Saulos Chilima today, Friday 23rd March 2018, leaves for New Dehli – India, leading a Malawi delegation to the 13th Confederation for Indian Industry (CII) EXIM Bank Conclave on India/Africa Project Partnership slated for 25th March to 27th March.
The CII EXIM Bank conclave is India’s largest Africa focused business event promoting entrepreneurship and enhancing Africa - India investment opportunities, attracting a participation of over 30 African countries over the years.
At this year’s 13th conclave edition, Vice President Chilima will deliver an opening statement as co-Guest of Honour, apart from various other official engagements that will include an audience with His Excellency Ram Nath Kovind; and Right Honourable Venkaiah Naidu President and Vice President of the Republic of India respectively.
The Malawi delegation that the Vice President is leading includes two cabinet ministers – Hon. Henry Mussa; Minister of Trade, Industry & Tourism and Dr. Emmanuel Fabiano, Foreign Affairs Minister; government officials as well as private business sector delegates.
The Vice President will return home on Thursday, 29th March.