Malawi new envoy to UN presents credentials to Ban Ki-Moon

Malawi’s new envoy to the United Nations (UN), Charles P. Msosa on Monday  presented his Letters of Credence to the Secretary-General of the UN  Ban Ki-moon, at the UN  headquarters, New York.

According to a news statement issued by Malawi mission at the UN,  Ban Ki-moon paid homage to Malawi  President  Joyce  Banda for the dynamic leadership she is demonstrating since she became Head of State  in April last year when he accepted the letters of ceredence.

The Un Chief  said he has high respect for President Banda and the path she is leading Malawi toward and that he would continue to work with her Government to enhance the already good relations between Malawi and the UN.

He said Malawi is a hard working country as evidenced by the four-fold yield at the UN supported Mwandama project in Zomba district in Southern Malawi.

Ambassador Msosa presenting his letters of credence to the UN Secretary General

Ambassador Msosa presenting his letters of credence to the UN Secretary General

Ambassador  Msosa and the UN Secretary-General and their spouses

Ambassador Msosa and the UN Secretary-General and their spouses

Responding to the UN Secretary-General,  Ambassador Msosa said he was grateful to President  Banda for appointing him to the position of Permanent Representative at the Permanent Mission of Malawi to the United Nations.

He expressed great joy that Malawi is a member of the Commission on the Status of Women as well as Executive Board Member of the Gender Entity women, UN Women. He said he was looking forward to vibrant and fruitful discussions for the benefit of Malawi.

Ambassador Msosa who has had an illustrious career as a civil servant, commended the United Nations for establishing the UN Women Malawi Office this past September.

He informed the UN Chief that the UN Women would improve addressing issues pertaining to gender equality and empowerment of women as well as attaining the gender-related Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).

The Malawi diplomat thanked the UNSG for the support his organization continues to give Malawi in other spheres of development and informed him that as Malawi’s envoy, he would commit himself to serve in his capacity as Permanent Representative to the best of his capabilities.

Ambassador Msosa was accompanied to the ceremony by his wife,  his son and the Deputy Permanent Representative Mrs. Mcheka Chilenje-Nkhoma and Mission diplomatic staff.

Following the presentation of his letters, Ambassador Msosa and family were treated to a reception at the Permanent Mission’s Board Room.

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