The Vice President of the Republic of Zimbabwe, General (Retd.) Dr. Constantino Chiwenga calling on the President of India
The Voice of Chandigarh News
The Vice President of the Republic of Zimbabwe, General (Retd.) Dr. Constantino Chiwenga calling on the President of India, Mr. Ram Nath Kovind, at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi on March 23, 2018.
Welcoming Dr Chiwenga to India, the President said that he was happy to receive him as a special envoy of the President of Zimbabwe. The President said that India and Zimbabwe enjoy warm and special ties. With the change in the regime in Zimbabwe, India desires to continue friendly relations and further intensify engagement.
The President said that India’s approach to its partnership with Africa is consultative and participatory. It is driven by the aim of empowerment, capacity building, human resource development, access to the Indian market and support for Indian investments in Africa.
The President said that India-Zimbabwe bilateral trade of US $ 170 million is way below potential. We need to work together to strengthen our trade and economic relations. He was happy to note the Government of Zimbabwe’s policy to make its economy investor-friendly. He said India is appreciative of Zimbabwe’s recent endeavours. It will be happy to be part of Zimbabwe’s effort to reengage with the international community.