President to officiate Zimbabwe National Day at Dubai Expo

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President to officiate Zimbabwe National Day at Dubai Expo

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The Zimbabwe National Day at Expo 2020 Dubai has been scheduled to take place on 14 March 2022, with Mnangagwa as the Guest of Honour.

This was communicated by Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services Minister Monica Mutsvangwa at yesterday`s post-cabinet briefing.

“The President will participate in a host of other events which will include: the Business Investment Forum, engagement with the diaspora and signing of various agreements among other activities,” said Minister Mutsvangwa.

Minister Mutsvangwa said Government has approved the holding of the Media Week from 10 to 14 March 2022 ahead of the National Day, the media week, is intended to create conversation ahead of the important day.

“Zimbabwe is showcasing its artists in Dubai on the side-lines of the Expo at the Akka Gallery form 7 January to 28 February 2022.

The exhibition’s diverse mix of artists reflects the nation itself, which is rich in narratives from all parts of societies,” said Minister Mutsvangwa.

Zimbabwe has already held a number of events at the ongoing global investor roadshow.

“The events held include Smart Cities Conference and Exhibition and Mining Conference. The following were scheduled to take place before the end of the Expo: Trade and Investment Conference, Agribusiness Forum, Tourism Investment Conference, Health Wellness Conference and the National Day. It was noted that From the month of October to January 2022, the Zimbabwean Pavilion received over 206 000 visitors,” said Minister Mutsvangwa.

The majority of visitors to the Zimbabwe stand are said to have been mainly interested in mining, solar and hydropower generation, agriculture imports of macadamia nuts, horticultural and livestock products, setting up of Greenfield companies in many sectors and tourism amongst others.