By Wellington Makonese
Cabinet this Tuesday, adopted the progress report on the implementation of phase 2 of the enhanced Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Management Program which looks into the regularisation of dysfunctional, illegal and irregular settlements.
In a post-cabinet media briefing, Acting Minister of Information Publicity and Broadcasting Services Honorable Jenfan Muswere noted that under phase two of the Emergency Preparedness and disaster management program regularisation of settlements is on course while some land barons were arrested.
Cabinet also noted progress in the construction of alternative accommodation for people settled illegally in wetlands.
It also emerged from the media briefing that the planted hectarage for this summer increased by three-fold
It was revealed to the media that the government adopted bilateral ties with 13 nations for air services courtesy of the engagement and re-engagement agenda.
The 35th Cabinet also discussed progress on the flagship construction of the coke oven battery at dinskn colliers Hwange which is now at 70% completion and ratification of the African Continental Free Trade area.
It also emerged from the media briefing that the country has enough grain reserves to last the next 11 months.