Germanyâ€™s parliamentary state secretary from the Federal Ministry for Economic and Development Gudrun Kopp arrived in Malawi on Monday for a four-day visit.
According to a statement from the German Embassy, Kopp is expected to hold talks with President Joyce Banda, senior government officials and civil society leaders, among others.
â€œKoppâ€™s visit will be marked by talks with President Banda, the Finance Minister, the Minister for Economic Planning and Development and representatives of Malawiâ€™s civil society, private sector and international development partners.
â€œThe delegation will also visit German Malawi Cooperation projects, including initiatives for improving access to family planning in rural areas, for developing a basic social insurance system and for the agricultural sector,â€ reads the statement.
It also says Koppâ€™s delegation has visited the country to encourage transparency between government and organisations.
Kopp visit comes over a year after she cancelled her trip to MalawiÂ in February 2011 during the reign of the late president Bingu wa Mutharika.