In a letter sent to all Heads of Diplomatic Missions, International organisations and Honorary Consulates, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Trade Sibusiso Moyo advised that the inauguration for President-Elect Emmerson Mnangagwa will be held on the 12th of August. Mnangagwa was declared the winner of the presidential election by the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) although opposition leader Nelson Chamisa has vowed to challenge the results alleging that Zec rigged the election in favour of Mnangagwa.
We publish the letter in full below,
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Trade of the Republic of Zimbabwe presents its compliments to all Heads of Diplomatic Missions, International Organisations and Honorary Consulates accredited to the Republic of Zimbabwe and has the honour to invite the latter to the inauguration of the President-Elect of the Republic of Zimbabwe, His Excellency, Cde Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa, which is scheduled for Sunday 12 August 2018, at the National Sports Stadium at 10:30hrs.
The Ministry would like to stress that only Heads of Missions are invited to the inauguration ceremony. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Trade of the Republic of Zimbabwe avails itself of this opportunity to renew to all Heads of Diplomatic Missions, International Organisations and Honorary Consulates accredited to the Republic of Zimbabwe the assurances of its highest consideration.
7 August 2018
All Heads of Diplomatic Missions, International organisations and Honorary Consulates accredited to the Republic of Zimbabwe
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