His Excellency, Dr. Lazarus McCarthy Chakwera was elected the sixth President of the Republic of Malawi on June 23rd, 2020. Saulos Klaus Chilima is the Vice President of the Republic of Malawi. His Excellency Dr. Chakwera is a Theologian and Politician. He won the Presidential Elections following the nullification by the Constitutional Court of the result of the previous Presidential elections which were held on 19th May, 2019, citing massive irregularities.
Inaugural Address by the State President of the Republic of Malawi His Excellency Dr. Lazarus McCarthy Chakwera
on 6th July, 2020
The Embassy is pleased to welcome all visitors to the official website of the Embassy of the Republic of Malawi in Berlin, Germany. This website is intended to provide a snapshot of Malawi in relation to people and culture, travel and tourism, trade and investment opportunities and consular services and other general information. The overall objective is to further promote and strengthen economic, cultural and social cooperation and development between Malawi and the countries of accreditation.
" The Embassy hopes that readers will find this website useful, informative and enjoyable and enriching enough to motivate them to come and explore Malawi for business and leisure ".
Welcome to Malawi "The Warm Heart of Africa"
Malawi, the "Warm Heart of Africa" is a must-visit tourist destination as it offers a diverse tourism experience to its travellers. The country is rich in contrast, compact in size and big in hospitality, meaning there are many varied attractions that can be visited and experienced in a short space of time and distance, whilst interacting with some of the world's friendliest people. The country boasts of various unforgettable experiences it offers to its travellers.
For beach and water lovers, Lake Malawi is a rare gem. Gazing at the clear blue skies whilst basking in the sun on the clean, sandy beaches is so heavenly. Lake Malawi also offers opportunities for water sports like kayaking, scuba diving, snorkelling and swimming.
Declaration of State of Disaster on the Effects of Cyclone Freddy
His Excellency Dr. Lazarus McCarthy Chakwera, President of the Republic of Malawi, has noted with grave concern the devastation that Cyclone Freddy is currently bringing to most districts in Malawi's Southern Region.
In view of this, His Excellency has exercised the powers vested in him under Section 32(1) of the Disaster Preparedness and Relief Act (Cap 33:05 of the Law of Malawi) and declared a state of disaster in the Southern Region of Malawi, particularly the areas comprising the jurisdiction of:
Blantyre City and District
Zomba City and District
Accordingly, Government is already responding to the emergencies, rendering urgent assistance to all affected districts, and appealing for local and international support for all the families affected by this disaster.