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Malawi invites bids for President Banda’s plane to raise much-needed revenue

Posted on 28 Jan 2013 at 5:31pm

For sale, presidential jet, 15 years old. Perfect flying condition. $13.3 million (Dh48.85 million). Contact Malawi for details.

The cash-strapped southern African country on Monday announced that it will be inviting bids for President Joyce Banda’s jet as it tries to raise much-needed revenue.

“The Malawi government has decided that the jet should be disposed of ‘on as-is basis’ to an interested individual or firm,” the president’s office said in a tender notice.

The Dassault Falcon 900EX, built in 1998 and which seats 14 passengers, was in “perfect flying condition”, according to the notice.

Bids open on…