Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) former vice president Dr Hetherwick Ntaba, who was appointed by Pfresident Peter Mutharika and confirmed by parliament as Malawi’s High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, has withdrawn from the post.
Ntaba has withdrawn on personal grounds.
Public Appointments Committee (PAC) of Parliament chairperson Lingson Belekanyama and Chief Secretary to the Government George Mkondiwa confirmed Ntaba’s withdrawal,.
Ntaba was set to replace Bernard Sande who was recalled,
Meanwhile, according to a report in The Nation, PAC has cleared two diplomatic appointees, Chrissie Kaponda (High Commissioner-designate to South Africa) and Ambassador-designate to Brazil Edward Sawerengera.
However, Yunus Mussa (who was set to go to Egypt) and Ambassador-designate to Germany Voice Mhone still need to be replaced, the paper reported citing PAC sources.Follow and Subscribe Nyasa TV :