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11/10/2011: EMBASSY HOSTS INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS FROM ST. VINCENT COLLEGE, PA

On September 17, 2011 the International Students Union of Saint Vincent College under the Office of Multicultural Life, visited the Embassy of the Republic of Malawi, to be educated on the day to day activities of an Embassy as well as to gain knowledge on Malawi. The students unions comprises of members from over 15 countries which are represented at the four year college, the countries include Aruba, Britain, China, Djibouti, Ireland, Japan, Taiwan, Peru, Puerto Rico, Brazil, Dominican Republic, Jamaica, Japan, Korea, Malawi, Nepal, Trinidad and Tobago, Zambia, South Africa, Germany and Italy.

The visit to the Embassy was organized to give an opportunity to the students to appreciate the Warm Heart of Africa, learn about the history behind the country, its culture and encourage the students to become global travelers by visiting Africa in general, and Malawi in particular.

The students, led by their patron Mr. Jeffrie Mallory were by the Deputy Chief of Mission Ms. Jane Nankwenya and First Secretary Ms. Yvonne Kalumo. They were given a brief introduction on Malawi, its current development policy and tourism market. The students were also given an outline of the structure of the Embassy and duties of officers. The briefing was followed by a question and answer session in which the students about Malawi’s foreign policy and education policy, among other. The students were given tour of the embassy and later treated to Malawian snacks and beverages.

Speaking about the visit, Ting Ting, a graduate student from China said I thank you for giving us an opportunity to visit your Embassy, I enjoyed it, it was a lot of fun".

For any special educational visits to the Embassy please write to malawidc@aol.com giving information of the name of your group, areas of interest and preferred date of visit.