ED to share Zim’s story at UNGA

by Zivanai Dhewa

Zimbabweans from all walks of life have welcomed the maiden visit by President ED Mnangagwa to the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) as a trampoline for Zimbabwe to spring to new heights of economic recovery and an opportunity for engagement and re-engagement.

In a statement on his official Twitter handle, President Mnangagwa swore to represent Zimbabwe in an effort to put it back on the global map.

“I have arrived in New York for the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly.  I am here to share our story of a nation reinvigorated, a hope reborn and a dream renewed,” said President Mnangagwa.

Another netzen, Pikirai Gavaza, expressed his gratitude to the servant leadership being exhibited by President Mnangagwa.

“We look forward to your maiden speech at the UNGA Your Excellency, we look forward to your representation which we know will further international engagement and re-engagement.”

Minister of Finance and Economic Development Professor Mthuli Ncube also hit the ground running as he met up with some investors in New York.

Posting on his Facebook page, Prof Ncube mentioned his meeting with the Fund managers and investors in New York and also his visit of the Wall Street.

“Zimbabwe is Open for Business, had dinner with Fund Managers and Investors in New York,” said Prof Mthuli.

“Great day on wall street at the New York Stock Exchange, the world’s largest stock exchange by market capitalisation at US$21.3 trillion.

He added that: “Our mission is to raise more capital for investment in Zimbabwe.

President Emmerson Mnangagwa, left for UNGA with a slim entourage amongst whom were Professor Ncube, the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe Governor, Dr John Mangudya and the Deputy Chief Secretary for Presidential Communications, George Charamba among others.