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Union Cabinet approved signing of Extradition Treaty between India & Malawi



Union Cabinet approved the signing of Extradition Treaty between India & Malawi: Details, Aim, Highlights

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 24th October 2018, has approved the signing and ratification of the extradition treaty between India and Malawi.

The India and Malawi treaty will provide a legal framework for seeking extradition of terrorists, economic offenders and other criminals from and to Malawi.

Extradition treaties or Agreements: The consensus in international law is that a state does not have any obligation to surrender an alleged criminal to a foreign state, because one principle of sovereignty is that every state has legal authority over the people within its borders.


Capital: Lilongwe

Largest City: Lilongwe

Official Languages: English, Chichewa

Currency: Kwacha (MWK)

President: Peter Mutharika


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