The Sunday Mail
PRESIDENT Mnangagwa is expected to lead a high-powered delegation to Maputo, Mozambique, today for a three-day state visit.
A number of Memoranda of Understanding are expected to be signed to deepen relations between the two countries.
Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Trade Ambassador Frederick Shava, Defence and War Veterans Affairs Minister Oppah Muchinguri-Kashiri, Transport and Infrastructural Development Minister Felix Mhona, Energy and Power Development Minister Soda Zhemu, Industry and Commerce Minister Dr Sekai Nzenza as well as Deputy Chief Secretary in charge of Presidential Communications in the Office of the President and Cabinet Mr George Charamba are expected to accompany the President.
Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Trade Ambassador James Manzou said the agenda of the visit is to upgrade relations between the two countries to a Bi-National Commission (BNC).
“Previously, relations have been at the level of the Joint Permanent Commission of Cooperation, which was headed at ministerial level, but when the two Presidents met recently in Beira, they agreed to broaden the relations to the BNC.”
Ambassador Manzou said it is encouraging that relations between Harare and Maputo continue to deepen as they share a common view on issues of peace, stability, economic development, as well as regional and continental integration.