Mnangagwa meets with Zimbabwean community living in Namibia

Zimbabweans who have acquired skills or have been exposed to skills outside their country should consider returning home to contribute to the task of growing and modernising it.

President EmmersonMnangagwa made the call during a meeting held with the Zimbabwean community living and working in Namibia here on Thursday.

Addressing more than 100 Zimbabwean nationals at the meeting, Mnangagwa called on those living in the diaspora to be good ambassadors of their country and to invest back home.

'Rebuilding, growth and prosperity of our country is everyone's responsibility [including] everyone at home.'

He added that the relations between Namibia and Zimbabwe are growing stronger and stronger, while the relations between Southern African Development Community (SADC) member states and the current leadership is positive and conducive to further growth and cooperation.

Manangagwa made the same call during his maiden visit to Namibia in January 2018 where he met with the Zimbabwean community, asking them on them to return home and rebuild their country's economy.

Mnangagwa is on a three-day State visit to Namibia which seeks to consolidate the good relations that exist between the two countries with greater focus on economic cooperation.

He said the State visit is as a result of an invitation extended to him by President HageGeingob. The visit

The Zimbabwean president is expected to commission the new dry port facility at Walvis Bay on Friday, which will reduce the trade distance to Zimbabwe from the American and European continents.

Source: Namibia Press Agency