Malawi/June 19, 2019/Agency Reporter /No Comment/143 views /malawi Chimulirenji goofs in speech at US-Africa summit: Says Malawi got independence in 1994 – Malawi Nyasa Timesshare on:FacebookTwitter Google +Pinterest Tumblr Linked InEmailSend to Email Address:Your NameYour Email AddressEmail check failed, please try againCancelMalawian Vice President (VP) Everton Chimulirenji made a goof in his speech which he was reading on Wednesday during the opening of the 12th US-Africa Business Summit in Maputo, Mozambique when he said Malawi has enjoyed peace since her independence in “1994” yet the country will on July 6 be commemorating 55th independence. Vice President Chimulirenji: Oops he goofs in prepared speech Chimulirenji addressed the summit while reading word by word in his prepared speech and did not made a correction when he goofed. “Malawi is today’s choice as a location for foreign direct investment and tourism, we have put in place deliberate policies and strategies to enhance collaboration with the private sector and ensure that their concerns are taken on board all the time,” said Chimulirenji. ALSO READ Two more people arrested in connection to the murder of British national in Nkhata-BayHe also had pronunciation problems with some words such as “tourism”. In his speech, Chimulirenji said Malawi welcomes the Africa Free Trade Area as a tool that will boost exports and other trade opportunities in the country. “One of the advantages that Malawi is expecting from Africa Free Trade Area is that it will help in improving the country’s productive capacity to have quality products, as it is one of the areas that need improvement,” said Chimulirenji. ALSO READ One soldier dies, 3 missing in Bua RiverHe disclosed that Malawi has also devised measures to woo foreign investors through the establishment of the Malawi Investment and Trade Center (MITC) through the One Stop Service Center where investors get all the necessary investment requirements under one roof in less than five days. Chimulirenji further said Malawi also offers investor friendly climate with competitive tax and non-tax incentives package. He said among others, Malawi offers both general and sector specific incentives such as tax allowances for the agro-manufacturing sector. ALSO READ U.S Singer R. Kelly Arrested on Federal Sex Crime Charges“There are investment opportunities in the private sector as prioritized by the government of Malawi in energy, manufacturing, agro-processing, tourism, infrastructure and information communication technology (ICT),” emphasized the VP. The Summit has brought together more than 1,000 U.S. and African private sector executives, international investors, senior government officials and multilateral stakeholders. Follow and Subscribe Nyasa TV : Leave A Comment Below Related Tags:malawi share on: FacebookTwitter Google +Pinterest Tumblr Linked InEmailSend to Email Address:Your NameYour Email AddressEmail check failed, please try againCancel previous articleInwi to Launch Mobile Money Service in Septembernext articleCourt frees Nigerian blogger accused of publishing defamatory claims against Akpabio – Premium Times NigeriaRelated PostsMalawi/July 17, 2019 /No Comment Court overturns ivory case ruling461 shares Malawi/July 17, 2019 /No Comment Ecama queries Mera’s decisionQueens massacredInflation inches up to 9 percentPeter Mutharika justifies Mzuni graduation absenceSouth African music legend Johnny Clegg has diedJacaranda school for the orphans’ launches road safety programNankhumwa’s dialogue statement lacks honesty – MvulaMan arrested for attempting to commit suicide after ex-wife rejected reunionMutharika enters Lilongwe with heavy military escort – Malawi Nyasa Times Leave a Response Cancel reply CommentName Email Sign me up for the newsletter! Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.