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PROTOCOL DIRECTORATE - STATE PROTOCOL DIVISION


Mr. Harvey Chigumula, Chief of Protocol

 

 

Mr. Kingston Lapukeni, Deputy Chief of Protocol

 

The State Protocol Division has two sections of which one is responsible for the administration of State Ceremonies while the other is responsible for State Hospitality

 

i. Ceremonials Division

The Ceremonials division plans, executes, and supports a wide range of ceremonial and official functions hosted by the President, Vice President, and other VIPs. The essence of international protocol is the practice of employing proper etiquette, official formalities, and dignified ceremonies in the welcoming and hosting of foreign leaders. The Ceremonials division, therefore, plays a key role in maintaining this timeless tradition and plans each event meticulously, considering every detail from the invitations and seating, to menus, décor, and official entertainment, all while adhering to cultural considerations and ensuring that the honored guests feel welcome and comfortable. In addition, the Ceremonials division maintains the Order of Precedence for members of the Diplomatic Corps accredited to the Republic of Malawi.

 

ii. State Hospitality

State Hospitality is responsible for the VIP lounges at the Chileka International Airport, the Kamuzu International Airport and the Mzuzu Airport. The Division is also responsible for the hosting of foreign dignitaries. During the entire visit of foreign dignitaries, the Protocol Department is responsible for ensuring that the interests of the guests are catered for in accordance with the agreed programme and with the dignity befitting the status of the guests. Visits are classified in four categories. These categories are State Visit, Official Visit, Private Visit and Transit Visit. Fore making reservations to use any of the VIP facilities, please click VIP Booking.

 

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MANDATE

 

MISSION

 

VISION

 

CORE VALUES

 
 
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
 
                 
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Her Excellency Ms. Margaret Kamoto, Malawi's Ambassador to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), presented her Letters of Credence to His Excellency Mr. Felix Tshisekedi Tshilombo, President of the DRC in Kinshasa
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