On Tuesday, newly-appointed UNICEF Representative in Zimbabwe, Ms. Laylee Moshiri presented her credentials in Harare to Minister of Foreign Affairs & International Trade, Sibusiso Moyo.
Ms. Moshiri will oversee the current five-year UNICEF Programme of Cooperation with the Government of Zimbabwe, 2016-2020. Moyo said he looked forward to continuing to work closely with UNICEF to reduce child mortality and address health issues facing Zimbabweans. Ms. Moshiri, expressed appreciation to the Minister for receiving her accreditation within hours of arrival in the country, as this would enable her to assume leadership immediately of UNICEF’s collaboration with Government and partners in response to the country’s flood emergency.
Prior to her new assignment, Moshiri was UNICEF Representative in Senegal (September 2014 – March 2019), Tadjikistan (September 2011 – August 2014), and Armenia (September 2008 – August 2011). She has also served as Emergency Coordinator in Algeria (2008), in Afghanistan as Chief of Field Office Central Zone, Kabul, and Chief of Field Operations and Emergency (2003-2007).
Sibusiso Busi Moyo is a Zimbabwean politician and a retired three-star general in the Zimbabwe National Army. He is the current Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Trade. Moyo retired from the Zimbabwe National Army with the rank of Lieutenant-General to pursue a career in... Read More About Sibusiso Moyo