President Joyce Banda on Tuesday received credentials of four new envoys accredited to Malawi -Ambassador Designate of Seychelles, Poland, Mauritius and Denmark – during ceremonies that took place at Kamuzu Palace in Lilongwe.
Speaking after presenting the letters of credence to President Banda Ambassador Designate of Mauritius Jean Harel Lamvohee says his country is interested to bring trained doctors to Malawi to beef up the health sector.
“We have well trained doctors in our country that are willing to work as support staff in other countries, and we would want to help Malawi in that area so as to have well trained specialized doctors in the hospitals,” he said.
On construction and hospitality, the Mauritius envoy said the country usually source people from other countries to work in there and would like Malawi to send their people to work in the construction industry to ease the problem of unemployment in the country.
The Diplomat from Poland, Anna Roduchowska and Ambassador from Seychelles Claude Morel said their countries are interested in the trade and investment opportunities in Malawi
“Malawi is one of the countries that has potential to grow and our countries are interested in the many areas that companies can invest in,” the envoy noted/
Ambassador Designate from Denmark, Morgens Pedersen said Denmark already has excellent relationship with the country hence coming back to have an embassy.
“Our country is already working in the health and education sectors and we want our relationship to grow as we are also looking at promoting private sector development as a basis for development,” he said.
The ambassadors from Denmark and Mauritius will be resident in Maputo, Mozambique whilst from Seychelles and Poland will be resident in Pretoria.