Thursday , May 19 2022

Mnangagva returned from the AU summit


President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his delegation returned from Adis Abeb in Ethiopia where he attended the 11th African Union (AU) summit.

Speaking to reporters shortly after arrival, the president said work on the development of a more favorable, more efficient and more business friendly continental body is underway.

"It was an extraordinary summit of the AU that dealt with AU reforms to address current issues … like the economy. We also decided to reduce the commission size from 10 to 8 and introduce the concept of rotation, the commissioners themselves would now should rotate between regions, but of course on the basis of merit, "said Mnangagva.

He appreciated the amount of work accomplished over the last two years, adding that Zimbabwe is in agreement with African leaders' decisions to make the continent more self-sufficient in financing its programs.

President of Mnangagva is meeting at Robert Mugabe International Airport two vice presidents: retired General Constantino Chivenga and Kembo Mohadi, Minister of State Security Oven Ncube, Defense Minister and Military Veterans Oppah Muchinguri-Kashiri and Heads of Services.

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