Vice President Constantino Chiwenga has returned from China where he had gone for a routine medical checkup two weeks ago.
Chiwenga’s return was confirmed by George Charamba, the Press Secretary in the Office of the President. Said Charamba:
I haven’t seen him as yet, but I can confirm he’s back. You’d have heard that on Friday, the president appointed him chairman of the Covid-19 taskforce and that tells you he will hit the ground running.
According to ZimLive.com, Chiwenga’s private jet hired from Dubai landed in Harare at 22.15 PM on Friday, according to flight-tracking websites.
The luxuriously-fitted Airbus A318-112 (CJ) Elite made a stop-over for refuelling in Colombo, Sri Lanka, after taking off from the Chinese capital, Beijing.