Zambian President Rupiah Bwezani Banda will be the ‘best man’ of Malawi leader Bingu wa Mutharika when he weds with former tourism minister, Callista-Chapola Chimombo on April 17, according to a Malawian publication , Nyasa Times.
According to a source in the organising committee, Zambian leader accepted to best man role at the presidential wedding when he met Mutharika recently.
A few weeks ago, president Banda flew to Malawi and returned the same day but no details of the visit were made public. It seems that he went for rehearsals.
“Zambia President will be the best man at President Mutharika’s wedding,” disclosed a source.
There are other heads of state and government coming to the wedding of the Malawi leader who is also chairman of Africa Union for 2010 to 2011.
Those expected include close political ally of Mutharika, Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe.