President Mnangagwa sends condolence messages to Angola and Japan

PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa has sent a message of condolences to the President of the Republic of Angola, His Excellency João Laurenco following the death of former President José Eduardo Dos Santos this Friday.

President Mnangagwa described the former President as a Liberator and Pan Africanist who has left a rich legacy of sacrifice and struggle for peace.

“I have learnt with great sadness, of the untimely passing on of former President Jose Eduardo dos.

“I wish to convey my deepest condolences to you, Your Excellency, the dos Santos family and the Government and people of Angola, of the sad loss of a Leader who steadfastly devoted his entire life to the service of his country.

“As we join you in mourning the sad loss of this illustrious Liberator and Pan Africanist, may you draw comfort from the fact that he leaves a rich legacy of sacrifice and struggle for peace,
development and self-determination, not only for his own people,but for the entire African continent, which he dearly loved,” said President Mnangagwa.

The President also extended his condolences to the Japanese Prime Minister following the assassination of the former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

“It was with profound sense of shock and grief that I received the devastating news of the assassination of Mr Shinzo Abe, former Prime Minister of Japan.

“Mr Abe will always be remembered for his tireless efforts in promoting world peace. In Zimbabwe, we will cherish the cordial bilateral relations with Japan, that blossomed during his tenure
as Prime Minister,” he said.