Ministry of Foreign Affairs :+265 (0) 1 789 088/323
Republic of Malawi : +265 (0) 1 788 482/516


Mr. Benard Sande, Principal Secretary for Foreign Affairs

  The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is the link between the Government of the Republic of Malawi and the International Community. It is responsible for formulating, implementing and monitoring the Malawi Foreign Policy and the Malawi Diaspora Engagement Policy. The Foreign Policy is a codification of the guidelines, principles and norms that assist Malawi to relate with other states or bodies in the international, political and economic systems in order for the country to achieve its development goals and further its national interests. The Malawi Diaspora Engagement Policy seeks to harness the potential of the Malawians living in foreign countries to maintain links with their home country with the ultimate aim of contributing to Malawi's socio-economic development. In performing its mandate, the Ministry works in close liaison with other Ministries, Departments and Agencies that are responsible for the implementation of various international commitment that Malawi has undertaken.  








o provide policy guidance and advice on all matters on the engagements between Malawi and the international community
To promote and protect Malawi’s interest and maintain good international relations through implementation of its foreign policy, in order to contribute to sustainable development and territorial integrity
A high quality diplomatic service that promotes and protects Malawi’s interests and image
Professionalism, Transparency, Accountability, Patriotism, Confidentiality, Integrity, Teamwork, Innovativeness, and Courtesy
  Malawi Embassy in Brussels, Belgium   Malawi High Commission in London, UK   Malawi Consul General in Johannesburg, RSA  
  Malawi Embassy in Berlin, Germany   Malawi High Commission in New Delhi, India   Malawi Consul General in Dubai, UAE  
  Malawi Embassy in Brasilia, Brazil   Malawi High Commission in Lusaka, Zambia   Malawi Consul General in Tete, Mozambique  
  Malawi Embassy in Cairo, Egypt   Malawi High Commission in Maputo, Mozambique      
  Malawi Embassy in Tokyo, Japan   Malawi High Commission in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania   DIRECTORATES
  Malawi Embassy in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia   Malawi High Commission in Pretoria, RSA
  Africa & Middle East
  Malawi Embassy in Doha, Qatar   Malawi High Commission in Nairobi, Kenya
  Malawi Embassy in Washington DC, USA       Asia, Australia & Pacific
  Malawi Embassy in Kuwait City, Kuwait   MALAWI PERMANENT MISSIONS   Europe  
  Malawi Embassy in Harare, Zimbabwe   Permanent Mission of the Republic of Malawi to the United Nations   Protocol
  Malawi Embassy in Beijing China   Permanent Mission of the Republic of Malawi to Geneva, Switzerland   Management