Vision

An effective and efficient public service that facilitates the realization of national aspirations.

The Head of State

His Excellency Dr. Lazarus McCarthy Chakwera

Core Function

Provision of Advisory Services to the President and Cabinet

Core Function

Strategic Leadership in Public Service Management

The Head of State and The Vice President

About OPC

The Office of the President and Cabinet (OPC) is the Government lead agency that is mandated to provide overall strategic leadership, oversight and coordination of the Malawi Public Service (MPS).

Thus, OPC has a duty of ensuring that the public service consistently achieves excellence in service delivery whilst progressively providing an environment conducive for attracting, retaining and developing the workforce that is essential for socio-economic development.

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Vision

An effective and efficient public service that facilitates the realization of national aspirations.

Mission

To provide support to the President and Cabinet and play a leadership role in the management of the public service.

News | Announcements

Press Release - 29th June 2020

Press Release - 29th June 2020

In exercise of the powers conferred upon the President by section 92(1) as read with section 94(1) of the Constitution of the Republic of Malawi, it has pleased His Excellency...

Dr. Lazarus McCarthy Chakwera, Dr. Saulos Klaus Chilima sworn in

Dr. Lazarus McCarthy Chakwera, Dr. Saulos Klaus Chilima sworn in

Lilongwe, June 29, 2020: Malawi’s President elect, Reverend Dr Lazarus McCarthy Chakwera has described the country’s freedom from colonialism and one party system as of no use if the citizens...

CDC to support Malawi’s Vision for Development

CDC to support Malawi’s Vision for Development

By Patricia Kapulula -In London, United Kingdom - London, January 23, Mana: The Commonwealth Development Corporation (CDC) has announced plans to support Malawi’s vision for development by investing in priority...

UK-Malawi Investment Summit Lures Investors

UK-Malawi Investment Summit Lures Investors

In London, United Kingdom - By Patricia Kapulula London, January 22, Mana: President Prof Arthur peter Mutharika has described Malawi as having a great potential in creating wealth which can...

Address by His Excellency Prof. Arthur Peter Mutharika, President of the Republic of Malawi, on Confirmed Corona virus Cases

Fellow Malawians, On Thursday, I announced that we now have confirmed cases of Coronavirus disease. Now we have a fourth confirmed case in Blantyre. An attack on one of us...

FOCAC 2018 ends, StarTimes commits to meet December deadline

FOCAC 2018 ends, StarTimes commits to meet December deadline

China based private media group – StarTimes has reaffirmed its commitment to ensure that 500 villages across Malawi have access to satellite digital television by end of this year. Chairperson...

APM lauds 2018 FOCAC Summit as China pledges billions to Malawi

APM lauds 2018 FOCAC Summit as China pledges billions to Malawi

President Professor Mutharika has described the just ended 3rd Forum on China – Africa cooperation FOCAC Summit as “very successful” and the most productive of all international meetings he has...

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OPC Core Functions

01
Provision of Advisory Services to the President and Cabinet
04
Provision of Oversight Services in the Implementation of Government Key Priority Projects and Programs
02
Provision of Strategic Leadership in Public Service Management
05
Management of Cabinet Services
03
Provision of Policy Guidance to MDAs
06
Coordination and Management of Public Sector Reforms

PublicServices

Public Grievances and Complaints
  • A letter from line Ministry / District Commissioner indicating the bottle neck of the issue
  • Documented evidence of the matter being reported
  • Witness of the matter

 

Change of Name
  • Filled from from District Commissioner or Commissioner of Oath
  • Acopy of your intention to change name advert from newspaper (14 days after)
  • Application and submission of application forms should be done in person
Use of Protected Flags, Emblems and Name
  • Certificate of Company Registration (Malawi or Foreign)
  • A detailed copy of the constitution or Articles of Associationof the organisation
  • Details of Board of Directors  | An outline of the objectives of the organisation Learn More

The Constitution of the Republic of Malawi of 1994

Mandates the Office of the President and Cabinet to formulate national policies and provide strategic leadership to the public service. This obligation includes long-term investment in health, education, economy and social development of the people of Malawi by progressively adopting appropriate sector policies and legislation, as well as lawful and procedural fair administrative systems and actions.

The Public Service Charter

Raising the Bar of Excellence

The Malawi Public Service Charter is a statement of intent of the public service's commitment to provide best possible service standards to the people of Malawi. It sets out the standards of services the public can expect from its public service. It is also evidence of our resolve to offer the best services.

For all Public Grievances / Complaints Contact:

The Chief Secretary to the Government, Complaint Desk 

Office of the President and Cabinet

Private Bag 301, Lilongwe 3

Email: opc@malawi.gov.mw | Phone: +265 1 789 411

Get in Touch

Office of the President and Cabinet

P Private Bag 338, Capital Hill
Lilongwe 3

P 01 789 411

F 01 788 456

Public Service Operating Hours

Days :   Monday - Friday (except public holidays)

Time :   07:30 a.m - 04:30 p.m. 

Lunch Hour:    12:00 hrs - 13:00 hrs