Harare, 13 November 2021 (TDI): Mozambique Minister of Foreign Affairs, Frederick Shava, received Hon. Verónica Nataniel Macamo Dlhovo in her visit to Zimbabwe. Frederick M. M. Shava, Zimbabwe’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Trade welcomed His Mozambique counterpart.
Shava officially opened the 12th Session of the Joint Permanent Commission on Cooperation between Zimbabwe and Mozambique. The Joint Permanent Commission will be of assistance to both countries to achieve their common objectives. Then Shava pointed out that Mozambique is an important strategic partner of Zimbabwe.
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In the opening remarks, Mr. M. M Shava said that both countries should continue cooperation, despite the security threat of Northern Mozambique insurgents and the challenges of COVID 19. These common difficulties should not halt the cooperation between two countries.
Both countries share an interlinked destiny, and they are tied together with a shared culture, history, geography, and also self-determination. Further, Zimbabwe Foreign Minister Calls upon both African countries to use history and pursue the vision of economic prosperity.
More in the visit, Mozambique Foreign Minister met with Monica Mutsvangwa, Minister of Information, Publicity & Broadcasting Services. Additionally, both signed a cooperation agreement on media collaboration and information sharing. The visit will enhance economic and also bilateral ties between the two countries. Also, it will increase cooperation in areas of common interest.
The President of communications of Zimbabwe remarked that Dlhovo carried a message to Zimbabwe, from the president to invite Zimbabwe’s President, Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa, to visit Mozambique. In their meeting, it was mentioned Mnangagwa donation of 1000 tons of maize for Cabo Delgado.
He then added that Mozambique helped Zimbabwe to achieve its independence. The President also announced that Mnangagwa accepted the invitation to travel to Mozambique, next year.