Malawi government through its Chief Secretary Geerge Mkondiwa has said it has changed the name of one of its ministries from Ministry of Information and Civic Education to Ministry of Information, Communications Technology and Civic Education.
Mkondiwa said in a statement that the change has been made to reflect the direction is taking with the ministry.
“The Office of the President and Cabinet wishes to inform the general public and all Government Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) that the Ministry of Information and Civic Education has been renamed.
“The change has been made to reflect the direction that Government is taking to develop the Information Technology Communications (ICT) in the country, ” the statement said.
The above ministry is currently being headed by Patricia Kaliati.