Mkondiwa ‘cool’ with India, plays down demotion as Malawi top civil servant

Former Chief Secretary to government George Mkondiwa, who was recently demoted to the position of High Commissioner to India, has played down his demotion, saying he cool with that.

Mkondiwa: Am cool with that

Mkondiwa, who will now be Malawi top civil servant in India and will find himself in a position where as an ambassador he will be answerable to the chief secretary, Lloyd Muhara who was his deputy.

He will replace Dr. Isaac Munlo who has been recalled from India and will be Chief Director in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Corporation.

In a bid to play down the demotion, Mkondiwa said: “Life is a journey where levels can change any time.”

He told Times Radio: “I am happy to go to India. India is a very nice place (he will enjoy the Indian cuisine that uses the whole palette of flavours—spicy, sour, sweet, and hot all at the same time).”

Mkondiwa said his demotion is “normal” in labour sense.

He was due to retirement in November 2015 after he attained government mandatory retirement age of 60 years.

But his appointment as High Commissioner will have to be approved by Parliament’s Public Appointments Committee.

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misozi banda
Guest

THATS BEEN SARCASTIC AND CANNING KUTIUZA KUTI MUZIKADYA INDIAN CURRY IFE TIKULEPHERA OLO NKUTI ZIMAKOMA BWANJI. TAMANJOYANI PLUS NDI BLOOD MONEY ZA BUSHIRI. MUZAKAYANKHA ZABWINO ZOSE KU INDIA. KUSOWA MA PLAN SOPANO UKU

Bazzoka
Guest

Let the man retire . Why sending him to India when he has reached retirement age.
Alomwe awa.

Dr Patel
Guest

He wants to enjoy chicken biryan with spice. Stupid. Why not saying you want to selfless work for the benefit of Malawi. Dyera mapwaraaaa ako plus your appointing authority. Why not calling it quits and you give chance to New blood to try? There you are a fool and a half. Malawians?????

Sydney
Guest

you are stupid, you mean you cant make a point without kutukwana, he is a father with a family and like a sensible child sindingakusiye just like that….. zomwe watukwanazo should be the same to your father, Amako and your entire family. here is my number in case ungafune real fight 0888604763

Nsabwe za ku Thyolo
Guest

Congratulations boss all the best as you go to India

wawa
Guest

He will enjoy chicken Kebab and tikka masala… osamachotsa akuba akulu akulu amuno wa bwanji?

Fabiano Kamanga
Guest

GEORGE NKONDIWA SHOULD HAVE JUST OPTED FOR RETIREMENT. THE DEMOTION IS ONE WAY OF SAYING “NKONDIWA YOUR TIME IS UP…PACK UP AND GO”. HE SHOULD HAVE BEEN SMART BY OPTING FOR RETIREMENT,,,,AFTERALL, HE ALREADY REACHED HIS MANDATORY RETIREMENT AGE. AS TOP CIVIL SERVANT HE SHOULD AVOID BE SEEN AS WADYERA AND YET HE HAD BEEN REFUSING OTHER OFFICERS EXTENDING THEIR SERVICE BEYOND THEIR RETIREMENT WHEN HE WAS CHIEF SECRETARY.

Napwito
Guest

Kodi ife achinyamata mumati ntchito tikazipeza kuti?
#Mulopwana.

Pa Chonde
Guest
I can’t understand Malawi and it’s government. You say retirement age is 60 years old and this is to say that the Malawian human being can no longer function normally and can’t positively contribute to the development of Malawi. BUT BUT I always wonder why you would want to hire somebody who is far much beyond his or her retirement age like Peter Mutharika, Goodall Gondwe, George Chaponda, Mukondiwa, etc. Presidency or Ambassador is a very serious business work and you Malawians employ tired people, no wonder Malawi is not progressing because the people we have employed are busy enjoying… Read more »
mastaDon
Guest

you not Malawian so zukukhudza ndi chani?

Vin Mongu
Guest

this is his right position because he retired mandatorily on age 60 and dubiously renewed his contract. Chozembatu paja chimakumana ndi chokwawa…… Bravo APM!

zongwa
Guest

APM amaziwa kuti Mukondiba is over 60 komabe anamupangira renew khotract yakhe.

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