Zimbabwe commitment to the goals of AUDA-NEPAD

by | Feb 10, 2022 | International, Politics | 0 comments

Zimbabwe commitment to the goals of AUDA-NEPAD

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President Emmerson Mnangagwa has reiterated Zimbabwe’s commitment to fulfilling the goals and vision of the African Union Development Agency- New Partnership for Africa’s Development (AUDA-NEPAD)


The President was addressing the 39th Virtual Session of the AUDA-NEPAD Heads of States and Government Orientation Committee.


“Zimbabwe is committed to fulfill the goal and vision of AUDA-NEPAD. As such my government remains seized with projects that dovetail with the various priority areas of this Agency. Notable among these infrastructure projects that will greatly impact the socio-economic growth of Zimbabwe while at the same time complimenting the Continental, integration Agenda,” said President Mnangagwa.


The meeting was meant to accelerate the realization of the Flagship Project under Agenda 2063 and highlight the progress made in relation to the implementation of AUDA-NEPAD’s priority areas.


During the meeting, the President presented his speech in which he spoke of Zimbabwe’s commitment in the project.

“These projects include road infrastructure development, modernization of border posts, dam construction and clean energy power generation. Over and above these, programmes relating to the transformation of food systems and climate resilience, empowerment of rural communities as well as science technology and innovation are being implemented by the government. To date these are recording far reaching milestones on sustainable economic growth and the quality of livelihoods of our communities,” continued the President.


He acknowledged that the implementation phase had been difficult due to the challenges precipitated by the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic


“Even under the COVID-19 conditions, we applaud the Committee for implementing most of the scheduled activities. However we take note of the financial challenges hindering the optimum execution of our activities. As a collective and motivated by a common purpose, it is imperative that we proffer robust initiatives to mobilize resources for our programs from within the continent.”