Government, MSU signs Memorandum Of Understanding

By ZBC Reporter
GOVERNMENT has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), with the Midlands State University (MSU), which will see the institution training civil servants with particular emphasis on skills related to the devolution agenda.
The MOU which is set to transform government operations was signed by the Midlands’ Minister of State for Provincial Affairs, Senator Larry Mavhima, and the university’s Vice-Chancellor, Professor Victor Muzvidziwa.
Senator Mavhima welcomed the development as a milestone which will come in handy in the devolution agenda.
“Indeed, the university needs to make huge positive differences in addressing community developmental challenges which form the basis of the existence of all arms of government. Ladies and gentlemen, in view of devolution whose major thrust is economic growth, the University needs to collaborate with government to enhance implementation capacity of the later,” he said.
Professor Muzvidziwa expressed his institution’s commitment to assisting the government to achieve the vision of an upper-middle-income economy by 2030.
“In this collaborative partnership, MSU will; assist with the expertise required for different provincial socio-economic development projects drawn from the different faculties. Work closely with partners identified by the Minister in achieving the Parties mutual goals in different initiatives and work with other partners in identifying and developing novel projects in the province,” he said.
The MOU further strengthens the existing relationship between the University and Government will see the institution enhancing productivity and value addition in all sectors of the economy.