Sudan eyes Malawi’s untapped agriculture potential

Lilongwe, The Republic of Sudan has disclosed plans to work collaboratively with Malawi to enhance the latter’s agriculture sector.

This was brought to light Friday at Kamuzu Palace where Sudanese envoy to Malawi, Hussein Awad Ali presented his letter of credence to President Prof Peter Mutharika.

Awad Ali said the deep rootedness of Sudan and Malawi relations needed to go a step further through sharing of experiences that would enhance both countries’ developments.

“We have comparative advantage in Sudan in the agriculture sector, especially in irrigation, and we are willing to share these experiences with our brothers here in Malawi,” Awad Ali said.

He also emphasised on the need of a unified Africa saying; “We are among the strugglers for Africa and we need to speak with one voice.”

Also presenting his letter of credence to Mutharika was Indonesian envoy Tito Dos Santos Baptista who also said he is looking forward to joint efforts between the two countries for enhanced Malawi’s economy.

He said his deployment to Malawi came at the perfect time when Indonesia had dedicated the years 2017 and 2018 to strengthening ties with the rest of African countries.

Source: Malawi News Agency � MANA