The Secretary-General met on 18 September 2014 with H.E. Mr. Arthur Peter Mutharika, President of the Republic of Malawi.
The two leaders discussed issues related to the peaceful transfer of power in Malawi, peace and security in Africa, and the post-2015 development agenda.
The Secretary-General also congratulated the President on his recent election as President of the Republic of Malawi and commended him for the country’s current political stability.
The Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon thanked Malawi for its contribution to United Nations peace operations, especially female police officers, and encouraged its continued support.
The Secretary-General also encouraged President Mutharika to continue to display his leadership on issues pertaining to Africa.
Secretary General Ki-moon commended Malawi for the progress made in the implementation of the Millennium Development Goals.