About Ministry of National Defence

Mandate and Core Business
The Ministry of National Defence is mandated to provide policy direction, guidance and oversight on all matters of national defence.

The Ministry's vision is to ensure that Malawi becomes a well defended and peaceful nation.

Mission Statement
The Ministry's mission is to regulate, promote, organise and coordinate the effective performance of the Malawi National Defence in line with the country's Defence Policy and provide strategic direction on capacity building, managing resources and promotion of civil-military relations. The Ministry's mission also extends to facilitation of regional and international peace and order with a view to ensuring the defence and security of the nation and its socio-economic development.

Address: Ministry of National Defence, Capital Hill Circle, Private Bag 339, Lilongwe 3, Malawi.
Telephone: +265 1 789 600 Fax: +265 1 789 176
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