Zambia and Malawi in tourism MOU

Zambia and Malawi are set to sign a Memorandum of Understanding aimed at promoting tourism.

Zambia’s High Commissioner to Malawi Salome Mwananshiku says the MOU will help the two countries to collaborate and manage tourism on their borders.

Mrs. Mwananshiku told ZNBC’s Melesiana Chibwe in an interview in Lilongwe, Malawi that the MOU to be signed under the Trans Frontier Conservation Areas Treaty will help the two countries to take care of the national parks and game reserves in border areas.

Meanwhile, Mrs. Mwananshiku says the Chipata-Mchinji railway is playing a significant role in cross border trade between Zambia and Malawi.

And Mrs. Mwananshiku said the construction of a one stop border post at Mwami border in Eastern Province which is expected to start in 2017 will help ease the cost of doing business.

She said the project being implemented under the Nacala Corridor Development Phase four will cost 7.5 million United States Dollars.