New British envoy presents his credentials to  President Chakwera: UK for improved environmental conservation in Malawi

Britain has reaffirmed its efforts to supporting Malawi in building advocacy and voice in line with environmental degradation.

Beer presents his Letters of Credence to President Chakwera -Pic by Roy Nkosi
New British High Commissioner to Malawi David Beer inspecting a guard of honour -Pic by Roy Nkosi 
New British High Commissioner to Malawi David Beer inspecting a guard of honour -Pic by Roy Nkosi 

New British High Commissioner to Malawi, David Beer, told the media at Kamuzu Palace in Lilongwe on Tuesday after he presented his letters of credence to President Lazarus Chakwera.

He said Malawi has suffered effects of climate change hence the need to build advocacy in order to address such challenges.

“I was inspired by the President’s speech where he talked about issues to do with climate change and the environment. It is important that we support each other in coming up with tangible solutions to address adverse effects of climate change.

“We are hosting the 26th Conference of Parties (COP26) in November next year and as such we are determined to assisting Malawi attain its potential in addressing environmental degradation,” he said.

In his speech during a weekly Brief on Monday, President Chakwera committed to reverse environmental flaws by implementing environmental resilient interventions that tackle environmental shocks.

Beer who said his role comes at a time of a renewed optimism in Malawi said not only is the British government optimistic on climate change but also on trade and the reform agenda.

“We are ready to support the reform agenda and help Malawi act on it. Our intention is to drive the economic agenda, invest in successful countries and create jobs,” he said.

Beer, who replaced Holly Tett, was appointed British High Commissioner to Malawi in September this year.

 

 

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ARNOLD MAVUTULA
ARNOLD MAVUTULA
9 months ago

If we get oxygen from the plants and stuff why don’t we run out of breath in the desert??some1??

CESSPOOL
CESSPOOL
9 months ago

We indeed hope that our former colonial masters won’t be taking us for a ride. Some fifty years ago these people rejected the request for funding the new capital city of Malawi. Thanks that Dr Banda asked financial assistance from apartheid government in Pretoria. Boris is a racist former bishop of York John Sentamu has not been ennobled because he is a black African from Uganda. Malawians must see beyond the smiles of these was wazungu with a broken outing from EU. Watch out no free lunch from the UK

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