VP Rtd Gen. Dr Constantino Chiwenga launches National Command Winter Wheat programme

By Zbc Repoorter
The Vice President, Retired General Dr Constantino DGN Chiwenga on Thursday launched in Mashonaland Central the launched the National Command Winter Wheat programme.
Vice President Chiwenga who is also the Chairperson of the Food and Nutrition Committee, was accompanied by the Minister of Lands, Agriculture, Water and Rural Resettlement, Retired Air Chief Marshal Perrance Shiri, Permanent Secretary Dr. John Bhasera and representatives from other government ministries.

VP RTD GEN Dr. Constantino DGN Chiwenga at Munsti farm in Matepatepa, in Mashonaland Province

The delegation’s first port of call was Bindura where they toured FSG SuperFert Fertiliser Manufacturing Plant and later launched the distribution of the Command Winter Wheat Programme inputs to all Grain Marketing Board depots and collection points.
VP Chiwenga & his delegation also toured the FSG SuperFert Fetiliser Manufacturing plant

Later on, the Vice President later officiated during the launch the Command Winter Programme at Munatsi farm, owned by businessman and banker Douglas Munatsi in Matepatepa.
The Vice President Dr CDGN Chiwenga who is also the Chairman of the Food and Nutrition Committee led a delegation comprising the Minister of Lands, Agriculture, Water and Rural Resettlement Hon Retired Air Chief Marshal Perrence Shiri, Permanent Secretary Dr. John Bhasera, representatives in the Ministries of Finance and Economic Development as well as Energy and Power Development.
Later the VP Hon Dr. CDGN Chiwenga later launched the Command Winter Programme at Munatsi farm in Matepatepa
The Vice President Hon Dr CDGN Chiwenga assured the nation that Zimbabwe will not be a food importer anymore as the government has put in place all mechanisms for the country to have enough harvests.
VP Chiwenga assured the nation Government has put in place mechanisms for the country to have enough harvests

Speaking to the Zbcnews after touring the FSG fertiliser manufacturing plant in Bindura today. The Vice President said he even if the nation will not receive enough rains, the government has put in place the irrigation equipment on all irrigable land.
FSG Managing Director Mr Steve Morland also said the company is fully prepared and have enough stocks of inputs to meet the agricultural season.
Also present were Minister of Home Affairs and Cultural Heritage, who is also the Mashonaland Central Province Chairman Kazembe Kazembe, officials in the Ministries of Finance and Economic Development as well as Energy Development, CBZ and other financial institutions’ officials.