Former Director of Malawi Investment Trade Centre (MITC) Robert Salama has been appointed as the ambassador to the newly established foreign embassy in Geneva.
The appointment has been made by the President and will have to be confirmed by Public Appointments Committee (PAC) of parliament.
Principal Secretary for the Office of the President and Cabinet, (OPC) Chinthu Phiri confirmed the appointment .
According to Phiri , it’s a requirement that Malawi should have offices in Geneva as a UN member.
According to The Nation, the ambassador designate, in June 2014, served as witnesses and signed the marriage registers for the wedding of the president held at St Micheals and All Angels Church.