President Peter Mutharika has hired new diplomats to head Malawi missions in United Kingdom, Germany, Kuwait and other nations which have seen chief protocol officer a Kenny Kingdom Mphonda getting a post to London.
According to a statement issued by Office of President and Cabinet, President Mutharika has hired Kingdom Mphonda, as High Commissioner to the United Kingdom to replace Bernard Sande .
According to the statement, the President has also appointed veteran civil servant and diplomat Michael Kamphambe-Nkhoma as Ambassador to Germany. Initially, Mutharika appointed chairperson for the Council for Non-Governmental Organizations in Malawi (CONGOMA), Voice Mhone to head to Germany but was rejected by parliament.
Other appointments include, Mrs. Anne Kumwenda, as Ambassador to Zimbabwe and Dr. Isaac Munlo, as High Commissioner to India to replace Dr Perks Ligoya who is reportedly being redeployed to Kenya.
The President has also appointed Wilfred Ali as Ambassador to Kuwait, Mrs. Caroline C.S. Bwanali Mussa, as Ambassador to Egypt
The appointments will be subject to approval by parliament.Follow and Subscribe Nyasa TV :