Former Malawi Ambassador to Ethiopia and the African Union Chimango Chirwa has been appointed chief executive officer for the Malawi Investment Trade Centre (Mitc).
Chirwa replaces Clement Kumbemba who was sacked from the position and deployed to the Ministry of Trade as Director of Trade last month.
Several people including family and friends have been posting congratulatory messages for former diplomat Chirwa on the new position.
Chirwa presided over the Malawi mission in Ethiopia.
He is yet to report for duties, according to MITC employees.