Mutharika hires new cabinet

Written by  MBC Online

President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika, using powers conferred upon him by the Constitution, on Thursday announced a new cabinet after dissolving the previous one on March 13.

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Here is a full cabinet list, which includes members of the United Democratic Front (UDF), which recently inked a deal with the governing Democratic Progressive Party (DPP):  

 

 His Excellency Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika, President of the Republic of Malawi, Minister of Defence, Commander-In-Chief of the Malawi Defence Force.


• Hon. Chipiliro Mpinganjira, MP, Deputy Minister of Defence.

 

2. Hon. Everton Herbert Chimulirenji, Minister of Disaster Management Affairs and Public Events.

 

3. Hon. Joseph Mwanamvekha, MP, Minister of Finance, Economic Planning and Development.

 

4. Hon. Dr. William Susuwele-Banda, MP, Minister of Education, Science and Technology.


• Hon. Ismail Rizzq Mkumba, M.P., Deputy Minister of Education, Science and Technology.

 

5. Hon. Kondwani Nankhumwa, MP, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation.

 

6. Hon. Francis Kasaila, MP, Minister of Agriculture and Food Security.


• Hon. Chimwemwe Chipungu, MP, Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Food Security.

 

7. Hon. Bright Msaka, SC, MP, Minister of Justice and Constituttional Affairs

 

8. Hon. Ralph Jooma, MP, Minister of Transport and Public Infrastructure.

 

9. Hon. Charles Mchacha, MP, Minister of Irrigation and Water Development.


• Hon. Esther Majaza, MP, Deputy Minister of Irrigation and Water Development.

 

10. Hon. Benson Malunga Phiri, MP, Minister of Local Government and Rural Development.


• Hon. Grezelder Jeffrey, Deputy Minister of Local Government and Rural Development.

 

11. Hon. Ibrahim Salim Bagus, M.P, Minister of Industry and Trade.


• Hon. Kenneth Ndovie, Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade.

 

12. Hon. Kamlepo Kalua, MP, Minister of Lands, Housing and Urban Development.

 

13. Hon. Mary Thom Navicha, MP, Minister of Gender, Child Development and Community Development.


• Hon. Grace Kwelepeta, MP, Deputy Minister of Gender, Child Development and Community Development.

 

14. Hon. Symon Vuwa Kaunda, MP, Minister of Environment, Tourism and Wildlife.

 

15. Hon. Lilian Patel, MP, Minister of Labour, Skills and Innovation.

 

16. Hon. Francis Phiso, MP, Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture.


• Hon. Martha Chiuluntha Ngwira, MP, Deputy Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture.

 

17. Hon. Mary Clara Makungwa, Minister of Population Planning and Social Welfare.

 

18. Hon. Jappie Chancy Mtuwa Mhango, MP, Minister of Health.

 

19. Hon. Nicholas Dausi, MP, Minister of Homeland Security.

 

20. Hon. Mark Michael Botomani, MP, Minister of Information, Civic Education and Communications Technology.

 

21. Honourable Atupele Muluzi, Minister of Energy.

 

22. Hon. Henry Chimunthu Banda, MP, Minister of Natural Resources and Mining.


• Hon. Welani Chilenga, MP, Deputy Minister of Natural Resources and Mining.

 

23. Hon. Clement Chiwaya, Minister of Persons with Disability and the Elderly.


NEW COMERS TO CABINET


• Atupele Muluzi, Minister of Energy.


• Henry Chimunthu Banda, MP, Minister of Natural Resources and Mining.


• Lilian Patel, MP, Minister of Labour, Skills and Innovation.


• Chimwemwe Chipungu, MP, Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Food Security.


• Grezelder Jeffrey, Deputy Minister of Local Government and Rural Development.


• Welani Chilenga, MP, Deputy Minister of Natural Resources and Mining.


• Kamlepo Kalua, MP, Minister of Lands, Housing and Urban Development.


• Ismail Rizzq Mkumba, MP, Deputy Minister of Education, Science and Technology.


• Kenneth Ndovie, Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade.

 

The cabinet comprises of 23 Ministers and 9 deputies including the President.

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