Hon. Mrs Grace Z. Maseko,MP
Minister for Local Government
About the Ministry
Based on the Malawian Constitution of 1995, the Local Government Act of 1998 and the National Decentralisation Policy of the same year, Malawi is devolving decision-making powers, functions, responsibilities and resources to local governments, called Councils.
The Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development is mandated to lead in this exercise.