Lilongwe — The President of Malawi, Joyce Banda, Saturday in Lilongwe, Malawi, reaffirmed her country's support to carry out the objectives of SADC, stipulated in the charter on the creation of this institution.
Joyce Banda who was speaking at the opening of the 33th summit of Heads of State and Government of the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC), said that the country will engage in promotion of peace, political stability and improve the living standards of citizens.
A president, who is taking up the destinies of the organisation for a one year period, said she will rely on the support of all member States in the continued implementation of the projects.
Joyce Banda paid tribute to the outgoing President Armando Guebuza of Mozambique on the way he led the SADC with dedication and congratulated the President of Zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe, the Zimbabwean people on the elections in their country.
The Summit gathered heads of State of Malawi, Joyce Banda, South Africa, Jacob Zuma, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Joseph Kabila, Tanzania, Jakaya Kikwete, Zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe, Vice President of Angola, Manuel Domingos Vicente, among other personalities.