President Mnangagwa has arrived back in Zimbabwe following his participation in the 78th Ordinary Session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, USA.
He was welcomed by Vice Presidents Dr Constantino Chiwenga, Colonel (Rtd) Kembo Mohadi, ministers and senior Government officials.
During his address to the assembly, President Mnangagwa emphasized the importance of equitable global economic development and the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through multilateralism, urging a departure from self-interest and embracing collective action. The session focused on the theme of “Rebuilding trust and reigniting global solidarity: Accelerating action on the 2030 Agenda and its Sustainable Development Goals towards peace, prosperity, progress, and sustainability for all.”
President Mnangagwa also took the opportunity to highlight Zimbabwe’s remarkable economic progress under the Second Republic, despite facing severe economic sanctions imposed by Western nations. He emphasized the country’s commitment to its economic development agenda, driven by the spirit of being “masters of our own destiny.”
Furthermore, the President shared with the assembly that Zimbabwe recently conducted free, fair, and credible elections in a peaceful and harmonious environment, showcasing the country’s democratic progress.
Alongside his participation in the UNGA, President Mnangagwa engaged in several bilateral meetings with international counterparts and held discussions with companies interested in investing in Zimbabwe.
The President’s return marks the conclusion of his active participation in the global gathering, where he advocated for inclusive international cooperation and highlighted Zimbabwe’s resilience and determination on the path towards progress and prosperity.