President Rupiah Banda is expected to travel to Uganda this weekend for this year’s African Union Summit.
African heads of state meet from July 25-27 in thje Ugandan capitla Kampala.
In the wake of coordinated bomb attacks on Kampala earlier this month, regional security and how to tackle Islamist rebels in Somalia will feature heavily.
The Ugandan government confirmed that over 40 heads of state and government have confirmed attendance.
President Banda is the current chairperson of the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR).