Malawi’s New President and Vice

Statement by JEN PSAKI, SPOKESPERSON

Malawi’s New President and Vice President

The United States congratulates Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika and Mr. Saulos Chilima on being elected the new President and Vice President, respectively, of the Republic of Malawi.  We further congratulate the people of Malawi for actively and peacefully exercising their democratic rights in selecting their new leader.  The United States looks forward to continuing our close partnership with the Government of Malawi in advance of our mutual interests of supporting Malawi’s development.