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Presentation of Letters of Credence
Ambassador of Japan Kae Yanagisawa - Presenting Her Letters of Credence to His Excellency The President
Presentation of Letters of Credence
High Commissioner of Britain - Holly Tett Presents Her Letters of Credence to His Excellency The President
Malawi/Tanzania Joint Permanent Commission of Cooperation
The 4th session of the Malawi/Tanzania Joint Permanent Commission of Cooperation at Capital hotel in Lilongwe Malawi.
The Embassy of the Arab Republic of Egypt has Handed Over 2 Training Scholarships to Young Diplomats
The Embassy of the Arab Republic of Egypt has handed over 2 training scholarships to young diplomats of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation – Malawi. The Republic of Egypt has organized this training which will host young diplomats from almost 24 countries and will run from 5th to 16th march 2017.
Malawi and Rwanda Sign an Extradition Treaty
The Republic of Malawi and the Republic of Rwanda has signed an extradition treaty; this is an agreement of the transfer of Convicted Persons between the two Governments

Malawi Missions Abroad

 Malawi Embassy to Belgium

 Malawi Embassy to Brazil

 Malawi Embassy to China

 Malawi Embassy to Egypt

 Malawi Embassy to Ethiopia

 Malawi Embassy to Germany

 Malawi High Commission to India

 Malawi Embassy to Japan

 Malawi High Commission to Kenya

 Malawi Embassy to Kuwait

 Malawi High Commission to Mozambique

 Malawi High Commission to South Africa

 Malawi High Commission to Tanzania

 Malawi High Commission to United Kingdom

 Malawi Permanent Mission to United Nations

 Malawi Embassy to United States of America

 Malawi High Commission to Zambia

 Malawi Embassy to Zimbabwe

 Malawian Consulate General in Johannesburg, South Africa


About Us

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs acts as a link between Malawi and the rest of the world including multilateral organizations. It is  responsible for formulating, implementing and monitoring the foreign policy of the government of the Republic of Malawi.


High quality foreign service that contributes to an economically advanced and secure Malawi


A high quality diplomatic service that promotes and protects Malawi’s interests

Mission Statement

The Mission statement for Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation  to formulate and implement a foreign policy that promotes and safeguards Malawi’s interests with emphasis development diplomacy.

To promote and protect Malawi's interests through implementation of her Foreign Policy in order to contribute to sustainable socio-economic development

Vice Foreign Minister of The People’s Republic of China Visits Malawi, 14th to 16th October, 2014


Mr. Zhang Ming, Vice Foreign Minister of the People’s Republic of China visited Malawi from 14th to 16th October, 2014. During the visit, the Vice Minister met with His Excellency Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika, President of the Republic of Malawi on 16th October, 2014, after meeting Honourable Dr. George T. Chaponda M.P., Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, on 14th October, 2014.


Following discussions, the two sides agreed that His Excellency President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika, should undertake a State Visit to the People’s Republic of China, on dates to be mutually agreed upon by the two Governments. The Chinese Vice Foreign Minister also announced a grant to Malawi amounting to RMB100 Million (approximately US$16 million) and an interest free loan of RMB 50 Million (approximately US$8 million). Furthermore, the two sides used the visit as an opportunity to strengthen the already existing bilateral cooperation and explored new potential areas of cooperation in various sectors of infrastructure development, education, capacity building, tourism, trade and investment. Lastly, Malawi and China agreed to strengthen cooperation under the Forum for China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC).


Location and Contacts

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation
P.O. Box 30315
                Capital City,  Lilongwe 3


Tel: +265 1 789 088/789 115
Fax: +265 1 788 482/789 112

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