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President Chakwera lobbies for more funding from OPEC Fund

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Chakwera made the request on the sidelines of the Least Developed Countries (LDCs) during a discussion with Abdulhamid Alkhalifa – the Director General of OPEC Fund for International Development.

He said topping up the funding would go a long way in helping Malawi in its quest to graduate to a middle income country.

President Chakwera shakes Abdulhamid Alkhalifa after the meeting in Doha, Qatar

During the meeting, President Chakwera expressed his gratitude to OPEC Fund for its continued assistance to Malawi, which, in recent times, has seen the construction of Rumphi, Mchinji and Chikwawa Teachers Training Colleges and the construction of Karonga Town Water Supply Scheme.

Established in 1976 by the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries, OPEC fund for International Development is a multilateral development finance institution.

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