President Emmerson Mnangagwa and MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa have congratulated United States President-Elect Joe Biden following his victory over incumbent Donald Trump.
Posting on his Twitter handle @edmnangagwa on Saturday evening, President Mnangagwa wished Biden Godspeed. He wrote:
“On behalf of all Zimbabweans, a huge congratulations to President-Elect @JoeBiden on his election victory.
“Zimbabwe wishes you every success in leading the American people. I look forward to working with you to increase cooperation between our two nations.”
Chamisa also took to Twitter to congratulate Mr Biden. He tweeted:
“Congratulations President-Elect @JoeBiden and Vice President-Elect @KamalaHarris. In electing you, Americans have spoken and delivered a historic and progressive result whose implications for democracy and diversity will inspire many beyond American borders and around the world.”
The Associated Press announced on Saturday that Biden has won the US presidency by clinching Pennsylvania and its 20 electoral votes.
Victory in Pennsylvania took Biden’s electoral vote count to 284, surpassing the 270 needed to win the White House.