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President of Malawi

Bingu wa Mutharika, President of Malawi.

Background

Mutharika, Bingu wa was born on February 24, 1934 in Thyolo, Malawi. Son of Ryson Thom Mutharika.

Education

Bachelor in Commerce, University Delhi. Master in Economics, University Delhi. Doctor of Philosophy in development economic, Pacific Western University.

Career

With civil service Government Malawi, 1963—1964, Government Zambia, 1965—1966. With United Nations, 1978—1990, director trade and development finance Africa. Sec-general Common Market Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA), 1991—1997.

Formed United Party (Uttar Pradesh), 1997. Appointed minister Economic Planning and Development, 2002. President Republic of Malawi, since 2004, minister agriculture & food security, minister education & human resources.

Committee member Preferential Trade Area Eastern and Southern African States, African Center Monetary Studies, Trade and Development Bank Eastern and Southern African States.

Connections

Married Ethel Mutharika. 4 children.

father:
Ryson Thom Mutharika Mutharika

spouse:
Ethel Mutharika