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MCC MANAGING DIRECTOR VISITS MALAWI

DUMBANI MZALE

The Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) Managing Director for Africa, Jason Small arrived in the country Sunday, June 4, 2017, where is expected to visit few selected projects under the Malawi Compact.

Mr. Small, who is responsible for oversight of a multi-country Africa portfolio in the MCC’s Department of Compact Operations, is expected to meet Minister of Natural Resources, Energy and Mine Bright Msaka before meeting MCA-Malawi Directors on the progress of the Compact.

Later, Small will tour Bunda and Area 25 Substations in Lilongwe, a house belonging to a Project Affected Person (PAP) at Tsabango in the city’s outskirt, as well as appreciating the construction of the Nkhoma-Bunda power transmission lines.

On Tuesday, Mr. Small is scheduled to tour the 400/132 kV Phombeya electricity substation in Balaka before having an audience with ESCOM and EGENCO Chief Executive Officers in Blantyre.

According to his profile, prior to joining MCC, Mr. Small led and managed a team responsible for developing U.S. foreign policy in 16 West African countries at the U.S. Department of State.

Earlier at the Department of State, Mr. Small managed a team that coordinated and implemented inter-agency policies and programs throughout north and south Sudan.

He has also served as a Brookings Institution Legislative Fellow on the staff of the State, Foreign Operations and Related Programs Subcommittee of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations.

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