President Emmerson Mnangagwa has left the country for the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Summit scheduled for this weekend in Tanzania.
This was revealed by the Deputy Minister of Information, Energy Mutodi. Zimbabwe is set to assume the Chairmanship of the SADC Troika.
The OPDSC Troika consists of the Chairperson, Incoming Chairperson and Outgoing Chairperson, and reports to the SADC Summit Chairperson.
Writing on microblogging site Twitter, Mutodi further revealed that Vice President Kembo Mohadi is the Acting President. Said Mutodi:
Calm in Harare as His Excellency President ED Mnangagwa leaves for the SADC Summit where he will assume troika chairmanship. He was seen off by the police and military chiefs as well as several government officials.
Vice President Kembo Mohadi is the Acting President.