His Excellency Ambassador Edward Yakobe Sawerengera officially commissioned Mr. Jordan Scofield Price, as Malawi’s Honorary Consul in the state of Texas in the United States of America, on 10th December, 2019. This was an historic moment for the Mission as Mr. Price is Malawi’s first Honorary Consul in the USA.
The event kicked off with a briefing session led by the Ambassador with a presentation on Malawi’s national development agenda, the Malawi Growth and Development Strategy (MGDS) III, Malawi’s Foreign Policy and the Diaspora Engagement Policy.
In his welcome remarks, His Excellency Ambassador Sawerengera expressed joy to be commissioning Mr. Price as Malawi’s Honorary Consul in the State of Texas. He further expressed his excitement and hope at the new partnership, which, together, would help achieve the aspirations of the Malawian people.
Mr. Price also shared his experience on how he came to learn about Malawi, and later decided to serve his extension of Peace Corps Service in 2009 and fell in love with Malawi. The rest, as they say, is history.
Mr. Price will work with the Malawi Mission in the USA to enhance bilateral relations in trade, investment, tourism, economy, culture and science between Malawi and the United States of America;
He later took Oath of Office and was presented with the letters of Commission by the Ambassador.
This historic event was attended by Mr. and Mrs. Price Jordan’s parents and Friends, members of the Malawian Community, the Diplomatic and Local staff and was followed by lunch and discussions.
The Ambassador will be travelling to Houston, Texas in January 2020 to officially open the office of the Honorary Consul and introduce Mr. price to Malawians living in Texas.
Mr. Jordan Price has extensive experience in the non-profit field which has given him a distinguished record of advancing institutions and enriching the communities in which they serve. He currently serves as the Director of Marketing & Membership for The Bryan Museum in Galveston. Previously, he worked for Austin’s chapter of the Audubon Society as their Director of Membership & Advocacy.
Mr. Price has 17 years of service championing a host of successful efforts to grow socially conscious organizations and has been a frequent visitor to Malawi since 2009. His raison d’être as Honorary Consul is to increase visibility of Malawi in the US to its citizens and population, and, therefore, increase tourism to Malawi. The Honorary Consul role provides Mr. Price the ideal opportunity to leverage his strong marketing background to tackle the rigors of managing integrated campaigns from strategic inception through market delivery.