First Lady, Thousands Pay Homage To Fallen Ambassador Mhura

The First Lady and State House Officials paying their last respect
On Wednesday, the First Lady Dr. Gertrude Mutharika paid her last respect to the late Malawian Permanent Ambassador to the United Nations, Necton Mhura before being laid to rest on Thursday in Zomba City.

Speaking on behalf of the State President during the ceremony which took place at Old Naisi, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Dr. Emmanuel Fabiano described late Mhura was a hard worker as evidenced by his contribution to various development activities of the country.

He said that as a friendly person, Mhura was able to work with every person regardless of their position in society and could easily build a team working spirit towards national development.

The First Lady being welcomed
The minister added government had lost a very intelligent person whom he entrusted to represent Malawi in the United Nations on various development issues.

United Nations Representative Clara Annan said she was shocked and saddened with Mhura’s death.
She described late Ambassador Mhura as a skilled diplomat who used to participate in key decision meetings aimed at developing the world.

Ambassodor Muhura’s chidren paying their last respects to their father. pic Mayamiko Wallace Mana.
United States Ambassador to Malawi, Virginia Palmer said Mhura was always showing commitment towards developmental issues of Malawi in particular and the world in general.

She said the late Mhura served his country with credibility as he was representing his country in the United States as well as the United Nations through promotion of higher education in Malawi.

Until his death, Mhura served in different positions which included Deputy Chief Secretary to the Government and served as a Law lecture under the Faculty of Law at Chancellor College.

Mhura who died on February 19, 2018 in the United States was born in 1957 and is survived by a wife and three children.

Minister of Foreign Affairs paying his last respects to Ambossador Muhura. pic Mayamiko Wallace Mana
The First Lady being welcomed
The First Lady and State House Officials paying their last respect

2 Responses to "First Lady, Thousands Pay Homage To Fallen Ambassador Mhura"

  1. Anonymous   March 2, 2018 at 7:23 am

    It is very sad for those of us who served at a diplomatic mission.This is a national service and sacrifice. May God from all blessings flow receive his soul and rest it in peace.

  2. Stalin Mughandira   March 2, 2018 at 1:18 pm

    May His Soul Rest In Peace of the Lord.


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