By Cedric Nkungula- Malawi Exclusive
President Dr. Lazarus McCarthy Chakwera on Thursday received letters of credence from new Norwegian Ambassador to Malawi Ms. Ingrid Marie Mikelsen at Kamuzu Palace in Lilongwe.
Mikelsen has replaced Ambassador Steinar Egil Hagen. Before coming to Malawi, the Ambassador deaignate has been working with Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs for 15 years.
She also worked at the Norwegian Embassy in Malawi between the years 2004 / 2005.
Updating Malawians through his Facebook page, Chakwera said the new envoy has good diplomatic insights and plans on how to deepen bilateral ties and cooperation with Malawi.
“We have discussed key development priority areas such as education, agriculture, health, climate change management, gender equity and good governance,” said the president.