Rep. Karen Bass Statement on Death of Malawi President Bingu wa Mutharika

Apr 6, 2012 Issues: Foreign Policy

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Karen Bass, Ranking Member of the House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health and Human Rights issued the following statement following the death of Malawi President Bingu wa Mutharika.

"It is with regret that I learned of the passing of President Mutharika and I offer my condolences to his family and loved ones. It is with great hope that Malawi peacefully and constitutionally transitions into new leadership that will support the laws, values and traditions of the country."