Mutharika to attend UK-Africa investment summit

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President Peter Mutharika is expected to attend UK-Africa Investment Summit in January 2020, Malawi Government has said.

The president will be accompanied by ministers, business executives and trade officials.

UK will on 20th January, 2020 host the summit in London and Malawi is among the priority countries.

The Summit will be hosted by the Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, and will bring together businesses, governments and international institutions to showcase and promote the breadth and quality of investment opportunities across Africa.

British High Commission’s Charge d’Affaires, Gary Leslie, said:

“Under Prime Minister Boris Johnson, the UK has a vision of working together with African countries on innovation, forging new investments with sustainable impact that creates jobs and boosts prosperity for all through an enduring partnership.

The summit will be a chance to demonstrate to global business the scale of commercial opportunities in Africa. It will also be an opportunity for the UK to showcase our unique offer to investors and to our African partners. That offer comprises not just UK Export Finance and CDC, both of whom are increasing the scale and reach of their efforts in Africa, but also the wealth of expertise and capital available in the UK.”

The Summit will strengthen the UK’s partnership with African nations to build a secure and prosperous future for all our citizens. It will mobilise new and substantial investment to create jobs and boost mutual prosperity.