President Emmerson Mnangagwa is scheduled to leave Harare at 4:30 am today for Davos, Switzerland, for the 48th World Economic Forum annual meeting.
He is accompanied by Foreign Affairs and International Trade Minister Lt. Gen (Rtd) Sibusiso Moyo, Minister of Finance and Economic Planning Patrick Chinamasa, Minister of Industry, Commerce and Enterprise Development Mike Bimha, Head of Europe and Americas Ambassador Chitsaka Chipaziwa, Special Advisor to the President Chris Mutsvangwa, Secretary for Information, Media and Broadcasting Services George Charamba, Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe Governor John Mangudya, Zimbabwe Investment Authority CEO Richard Mbaiwa and other senior staffers in the President’s office. From the private sector, President Mnangagwa travels with World Trade Organisation’s Dr Petina Gappah, Farmer’s Union’s Nicole Van Persdone and other top business executives and leaders from industry lobby groups.
Mnangagwa will also attend the Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the Heads of State and Government of the African Union on January 28 and 29 in Ethiopia. The theme of the AU Summit is: “Winning the Fight Against Corruption: A Sustainable Path to Africa’s Transformation”.