Malawi is ready for joint technocrats’ meeting with the Tanzania government scheduled for next week. The meeting is aimed at reviewing the demarcation and reaffirmation of the two countries’ boundaries.
According to highly placed source in Malawi government, issues of standoff between the two countries will top the agenda. The meeting is expected to take place at Sunbird Mzuzu hotel on August 20, 2012.
The meeting comes against the background series of meetings that Malawi and Tanzania have been in, for years. According to the source, the discussions will determine the way forward on several issues surrounding boarder demarcations of two countries. After the experts meeting they will be a ministerial meeting for the way forward.
However both countries’ leaderships have publicly indicated their readiness to defend their countries.