Private-Public partnerships key to vision 2030 – VP Chiwenga

Vice President Retired General Dr Constantino Chiwenga says Private-Public Partnerships will drive the country towards achieving a middle-income economy by 2030.

Key..Rt Gen Dr Constantino chiwenga vice president and minister of Health and Child Care

Key…Fungai makoni mimosa mining company managing director

Key…Oppah muchinguri kashiri minister of defence and war veterans and chairperson of the national Covid -19 taskforce

Speaking on the sidelines of the commissioning of a private ward and a girl’s hostel in Zvishavane by President Emmerson Mnangagwa, Vice President Retired General Dr Constantino Chiwenga said private public sector partnerships will see vision 2030 becoming a reality.

The Vice President, who is also the Minister of Health and Child Care paid tribute to Mimosa mining company which partnered government in the successful implementation of the projects.

“Let me extend my gratitude to Mimosa for partnering government. With such good corporate citizenship, vision 2030 will be a reality. The commissioning and hand over is a culmination of a private-public partnership aimed at improving the quality of life of our people and it is in sync as enunciated by his Excellency the President,” he said.

For the platinum giant, ploughing back to the community is crucial.

“Out of these themes, numerous partnerships have been formed. Through Social Corporate Responsibility we have undertaken various projects. The projects commissioned today are partnerships with the Ministry of health as well asas youth).

Defence and War Veterans Minister, Cde Oppah Muchinguri-Kashiri, who is also the chairperson of the COVID-19 Inter-Ministerial Taskforce challenged other mining companies to come on board and contribute towards the fight against the pandemic.

Upsound…Muchinguri: (The structures that we are witnessing here are important for the people and the government. These projects were put in place after the President declared COVID-19 a state of disaster. The inter ministerial taskforce mobilised resources to save lives of the people. We appreciate the investment in response to your call for the private sector to partner government in fighting the Covid -19).

Vision 2030 is hinged upon the desire to improve people’s livelihoods.

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