Malawi and Zambia are expected to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) aimed at promoting tourism.
Zambia’s High Commissioner to Malawi Salome Mwananshiku told the press in Lilongwe that the MOU will help the two countries to collaborate and manage tourist attraction areas.
According to Mwananshiku, the MOU will be signed under the Trans-Frontier Conservation Areas Treaty.
Mwananshiku said this will help the two countries to take care of national parks and game reserves in border areas.
She further said that at the time being the Chipata-Mchinji railway is playing a significant role in trade between Zambia and Malawi.
The commissioner then revealed that the construction of a one stop border post at Mwami border which is in Zambia’s Eastern region will start in 2017.
She added that the project which will be implemented under the Nacala Corridor Development Phase four will cost US$7.5 million and will help to ease the cost of doing business.