A four member Commonwealth Assessment team is in Zimbabwe to assess the country’s readiness to rejoin the Commonwealth.
The delegation, led by Commonwealth Assistant Secretary General, Professor Luis Franschesci touched down at the Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport this afternoon and will stay in Zimbabwe for a week carrying out the assessment.
The delegation was received by Special Advisor to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Trade, Ambassador Grace Mutandiro.
The Commonwealth delegation is expected to meet President Emmerson Mnangagwa and will Foreign Affairs and International Trade Minister, Ambassador Fredrick Shava and will also hold discussions with various Government officials focusing on the legislative and economic reforms undertaken by the Second Republic under the leadership of President Mnangagwa.
This is the third time that the mission is paying a visit to Zimbabwe as Government’s engagement and re-engagement agenda to refresh its iternational relations with the world continues.