Mutharika Leaves Wednesday for UNGA

Malawi President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika leaves Wednesday for 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in United States Of America.

According to signed by Chief Secretary to the government Lloyd Muhara,  President Mutharika will depart Kamuzu International Airport in Lilongwe at 3 O’clock in the afternoon.

The UNGA is one of the six principal organs of the UN, the only one in which all member nations have equal representation, and the main deliberative, policy-making and representative organ of the UN.

 Its powers are to oversee the budget of the UN, appoint the non-permanent members to the Security Council, appoint the Secretary-General of the United Nations, receive reports from other parts of the UN and make recommendations in the form of General Assembly Resolutions and meets once every year during this period.