South Korea PM Duck-Soo reaches Malawi for one day visit

The Prime Minister of South Korea, Dr Han Duck-Soo has landed in Malawi for a one day trip as part of his African Tour

Malawi: The Prime Minister of South Korea, Dr Han Duck-Soo, is on a trip to visit some nations of the African Continent. Recently, the political leader arrived in Malawi. The leaders of Malawi received the international politician at the  Kamuzu International Airport (KIA) in Lilongwe.

The South Korean Prime Minister was welcomed at KIA by Minister of Foreign Affairs Nancy Tembo, Minister of Agriculture Sam Kawale, Secretary to the President and Cabinet Colleen Zamba, South Korean Ambassador to Malawi and government officials from both countries.

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The South Korean Prime Minister will remain in the country for one day, Monday, October 30, 2023. He would engage with various sections of the Malawi government and Administration in several prominent discussions.

During his day-long state visit to the country, Dr Duck-Soo is expected to hold bilateral talks on various areas of cooperation with President Dr Lazarus Chakwera at Kamuzu Palace in Lilongwe.

His visit to Malawi is part of the African tour, which will also take him to Cameroon and Togo. South Korea and Malawi share a warm and cordial relationship with one another. The Asian nation has assisted its African counterpart in several developmental initiatives.

According to the officials of the Malawi government, assistance from South Korea plays a crucial role in promoting the developmental avenues of the country. The officials have shared some images from the welcome ceremony of the Prime Minister of South Korea. They expressed their utmost delight in welcoming the leader to Malawi for the one-day visit.

The Republic of South Korea has so far assisted Malawi with a motor vehicle and IT equipment provided to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs worth almost K171 million, close to K230 million humanitarian assistance for Cyclone Freddy survivors in 2023 and a similar package to survivors of Tropical Storms Ana and Gombe in 2022.

The country also provided close to K230 million towards the cholera fight and more than K570 million to Daeyang Mission Hospital for the procurement of medicines, medical equipment and an ambulance.

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