JUST IN: Britain ready to work with Zim, Envoy

Source: JUST IN: Britain ready to work with Zim, Envoy | The Herald 23 OCT, 2019

JUST IN: Britain ready to work with Zim, Envoy
Speaker of National Assembly Adv. Jacob Mudenda meets British Ambassador to Zimbabwe Melanie Robinson in Harare, Oct 23, 2019.-(Picture by Tawanda Mudimu)

Farirai Machivenyika Senior Reporter
Britain is looking at formalising and boosting its trade relations with Zimbabwe once it leaves the European Union.

This was said by the British ambassador to Zimbabwe, Mrs Melanie Robinson after paying a courtesy call on Speaker of the National Assembly Advocate Jacob Mudenda this morning.

“The Honourable Speaker and I had a good discussion this morning and the first thing we discussed was the continuation of trade between the UK and Zimbabwe.

“We have excellent trade relationships at the moment over US$400 million of trade in goods from Zimbabwe go to the UK and just recently I was in the Eastern Highlands looking at one of the tea estates of which 95 percent of that tea goes to London and we were talking about ratifying our agreement to continue that trade so that the UK and Zimbabwe can continue the same level of trade after the UK has left the European Union so I was assured by the Speaker that that process is underway,” Mrs Robinson said.


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    Cynical 3 years ago

    But I thought there were sanctions imposed on this country, hence the so called Sanctions March tomorrow.

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      Mpopota 3 years ago

      The big wigs need sanctions to be lifted so that they can gain access to their ill gotten gains currently in frozen accounts. So please march to help them.