On February 23rd, 2017, the Executive Secretary of ALMA Ms. Joy Phumaphi paid a courtesy call to His Majesty King Mswati III, of the Kingdom of Swaziland and Chair of the African Leaders Malaria Alliance. During the meeting Ms. Joy Phumaphi briefed His Majesty about the work of the organization and in particular the work plan for the year 2017. His Majesty the King reiterated his commitment to the fight against malaria and readiness to support the ALMA Secretariat to fulfil their obligations. His Majesty King Mswati III was nominated Chair of ALMA for a two year term, 2017 and 2018 during the ALMA Forum held on 30th January 2017, in Addis Ababa. Prior to meeting His Majesty the King, Ms. Joy Phumaphi briefed His Excellency Mr. Barnabas Sibusiso Dlamini, the Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Swaziland. The meeting was also attended by the Minister of Education who is the acting Minister of Health; The Acting Permanent Secretary in the ministry of Health, Acting Under Secretary in the Prime Minister’s Office and the Chief Medical Officer. The ALMA Executive Secretary was accompanied by Ms. Joyce Kafanabo and Mr. Samson Katikiti.