Msaka - Malawi eyes mining investors

Msaka – Malawi eyes mining investors

LILONGWE (Malawi NewsNow) –Malawi government has said investors can now access the country’s Geophysical data following a successful Airborne Geophysical survey under the Mining Governance and Growth Support Project funded by the World Bank.

Minister of Natural Resources, Energy and Mining, Bright Msaka said Monday in the capital Lilongwe that the data has been gazetted to allow prospective investors in the sector to access document.

“The document is open to all interested investors who would like to know the type of minerals and the area where they are located among others,” he said.

He said mining has the potential to attract more investors thereby contribute to the economic development in the country.

Msaka added that there will be a follow-up of ground geophysics and drilling to obtain samples.

The data reveals that Malawi has high uranium, chromium, nickel, cobalt, copper and petroleum among others.