Mkaka Courts Diplomats in Developing Malawi


Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Eisenhower Mkaka , yesterday had a one on one chat with Heads of Diplomatic Missions and selected International Organisations.

The Heads of Diplomatic Missions paid courtesy calls on the Minister in order to introduce themselves to him as a way of creating working relationship and chart out Malawi’s foreign policy priorities.

Among other things, Mkaka assured the Heads of Missions and International Organisations that the Government of Dr. Lazarus Chakwera is looking forward to working with each one of them in order to build a new Malawi.

He added that the current administration will provide a good environment for investments.

“We want all projects that you have lined up for Malawi to flourish and thrive and you can count on us on continuity and implementation of policies for the betterment of Malawi and her people,” Mkaka said.

Taking their turns, the Head of Missions congratulated Dr Lazarus Chakwera upon his election as the new President of the Republic of Malawi and the Minister for his appointment as the Minister of Foreign Affairs.

Their Excellencies also reaffirmed their commitment to work with the Malawi Government in its quest to strengthen democratic participatory governance and ensure sustainable socio-economic development in the country.

Liu Hongyang, Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China, H.E. Hassan Ahmed Shawky Hassan Shawky, Ambassador of the Arab Republic of Egypt, Satosh Iwakiri, Ambassador of Japan, expressed their willingness to donate medical materials and equipment to Malawi to help in combating COVID- 19 in the country.

Mkaka met Heads of Missions and International Organisations of Mozambique, Germany, Zambia, United Republic of Tanzania, Ireland, Federal Republic of Nigeria, the People’s Republic of China, the Arab Republic of Egypt, India, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Japan, United Kingdom, European Union, AU SARO, United Nations, IMF and World Bank.

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation.