Foreign Minister Nancy Tembo to engage Diaspora Malawians on Saturday

By Staff Reporter

The Minister of Foreign Affairs Hon Nancy Tembo will this coming Saturday, the 30th of July engage in an interface with Malawians who are living in the diaspora. This has been arranged to enable the Minister hear first hand some of the challenges the diaspora face over various issues under her Ministry.

The Event which will be done using Online Platform Zoom will start at 7pm Malawi Time . It has been facilitated by the group Malawi Congress Party Diaspora Network (MCPDN). Speaking to 247Malawi ,the Vice Chairperson of the group, Canadian based George Limbani Phiri called on all Malawians in the diaspora to join In, highlighting the event is open to all Malawians in the Diaspora regardless of Political affiliation

Hon Nancy Tembo to engage the diaspora

Among some of the issues to be discussed include; the Need to generate awareness and visibility of the critical role migrants and Diasporas play in the sustainable development of their countries of origin and destination, beyond remittances. (United Nations – Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration). The Clarification on how the Malawi Government in general and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in particular has set out initiatives that will ensure that the Diaspora communities and associations will collaborate in integrating the Diaspora into the national development agenda. (The Malawi Diaspora Engagement Policy) and plans on how the Ministry plans to operationalize the Malawi Diaspora Engagement Policy among the many issue

MCPDN has recently facilitated a number of diaspora engagements with Cabinet Ministers and so far Hon Richard Chimwendo Banda, Timothy Mtambo, Sosten Gwengwe and Sam Dalitso Kawale have been hosted by the Network

Those joining in can access the joining link by visiting MCPDN website or by using the details on the events official flyer