ZAMBIA’S PRESIDENT SATA CONGRATULATES MUTHARIKA ON ELECTION AS MALAWIAN PRESIDENT

LUSAKA, June 4 — President Michael Sata of Zambia says the peaceful process of change of power in Malawi demonstrates the maturity of democracy in that neighbouring country.

Sata said here Tuesday that the outcome of Malawi’s 20th general election last month also represented the aspirations of the people of that country in their resolve to live in continued peace and harmony.

President Sata, in his congratulatory message to newly elected Peter Mutharika as President of Malawi, said his election victory was an attestation of the confidence the people of Malawi entrusted in him to guide them on the path to prosperity.

President Sata also committed his government’s desire to maintain the excellent fraternal relations that already exist between Zambia and Malawi.

The president said he was looking forward to exploring new areas of co-operation for the mutual benefit of the people of both countries.

SOURCE: ZNBC

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