OVERVIEWS

OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT

OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT

The Office of the President and Cabinet derives its mandate from the Constitution of Malawi, the Public Service Act and other legal instruments. Read More

THE PRESIDENTIAL TASKFORCE ON CORONAVIRUS

THE PRESIDENTIAL TASKFORCE ON CORONAVIRUS

President Dr. Chakwera declared a state of national disaster in all 28 districts of Malawi in response to the recent spike in Covid-19 cases...Read More

THE EXECUTIVE ARM OF GOVERNMENT

THE EXECUTIVE ARM OF GOVERNMENT
The president leads the executive branch of the government of Malawi and is the commander-in chief of the Malawian Defence Force. Read More

President of the Republic of Malawi Profile

Dr. Lazarus McCarthy Chakwera is the current President of Malawi. He was sworn into office on June 28, 2020 at Malawi Square at Bingu International Convention Centre, Lilongwe.

Before joining frontline politics, Chakwera was President of the Malawi Assemblies of God from 1989 until he resigned on May 14, 2013 to contest in the 2014 General Elections as a presidential candidate for the Malawi Congress party. That presidential election was marred by irregularities forcing the Electoral Commission to petition the High Court for permission to conduct a manual audit of the ballots. Read More

About Office of President and Cabinet

The president of the Republic of Malawi is the head of state and head of government of Malawi. The president leads the executive branch of the government of Malawi and is the commander-in chief of the Malawian Defence Force.

Vision
An effective and efficient public service that facilitates the realization of national aspirations.
Mission
Core Values

President Chakwera applauded the Vice-President and taskforce for excellent report

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President Dr Lazarus McCarthy Chakwera has commended Vice-President Dr Saulos Klaus Chilima and the Public Sector Systems Review Taskforce for producing a recommendation report before the 90-day deadline. Presidential Press Secretary Brian Banda said through a media release that the President received the Report at Kamuzu Palace in Lilongwe on 21st May 2021.
“President Chakwera applauded the Vice-President and his team for producing an excellent report before the 90-day deadline the President had set back in February.
“The President also committed to study the full report and use it to give further direction on engaging the public and other stakeholders in the actions outlined in the report’s .....Read More

Contact us

Office of the President and Cabinet, Capital Hill Circle, Private Bag 301, Capital City, Lilongwe 3, Malawi.

Tel: +2651789311 / +2651789 411

E-mail: opc@opc.gov.mw

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