Under the public-private-partnership (PPP) model, Malawi is looking for investors for the construction of a new airport in Mangochi District, said Henry Mussa, minister of industry, trade and tourism in Malawi
As reported in Nyasa Times, the project aims to transform the air transportation in the country, taking the visitors directly to Lake Malawi.
Mussa said that the government is further planning to upgrade two other airports to boost the air connectivity of Malawi with the rest of the world.
Therefore, he urged the local as well as international investors to help in the construction of airports with modern facilities at Likoma, Nyika National Park and Blantyre. The aim is to attract more foreign tourists in the northern and eastern regions of Malawi, thus boosting economic development agenda.
According to the source, the project is in line with the President Peter Mutharika’s ambitious aim to transform the country by attracting global investors to partner government in modern construction projects.
In addition to it, Malawi government has also taken a number of initiative to upgrade its road infrastructure to facilitate tourism in the country.