India and Malawi have signed 3 MoUs on Extradition Treaty, cooperation in the field of Atomic Energy for peaceful purposes and VISA Waiver for Diplomatic and Official Passports.
As per the report by Union Ministry of External Affairs official, Vice President Venkaiah Naidu visited Malawi on 5th November 2018.
India will also extend a new Line of credit of 215 million US dollars to Malawi for 18 water projects.
Earlier, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu had accompanied by a high-level delegation meeting with the President of Malawi Peter Arthur Mutharika.
M Venkaiah Naidu also inaugurated the Business Incubation Centre and India-Africa Institute of Agriculture and Rural Development and unveiled a bust of Mahatma Gandhi.
India and Malawi relations date back to the 18th century when Indian tradesmen (mostly Gujaratis) arrived in Africa. India established diplomatic relations with Malawi in 1964.
Largest City: Lilongwe
Official Languages: English, Chichewa
President: Peter Mutharika