JUST IN: Burundi envoy pays courtesy call on ED

Source: JUST IN: Burundi envoy pays courtesy call on ED | The Herald 24 APR, 2019

JUST IN: Burundi envoy pays courtesy call on EDPresident Mnangagwa speaks to Burundi’s Foreign Affairs Minister, ambassador Ezechiel Mbigira

Farirai Machivenyika Senior Reporter
A special envoy from Burundi’s President Pierre Nkurunziza has paid a courtesy call on President Mnangagwa at his Munhumutapa offices as the country seeks support for admission into Sadc.

The special envoy, Burundi’s Foreign Affairs Minister, ambassador Ezechiel Mbigira described Zimbabwe as a sister country with a rich history.

“Zimbabwe is a country that has a long history, a very good and encouraging history,” he said.

“As the special envoy of President Pierre Nkurunzinza I have come here to continue strengthening the relations between Burundi and Zimbabwe because Zimbabwe is a sister country, it’s a country with which we have a common history and a common future that’s why we need to relate with this country in a very special way.”

He added that he hoped his country’s application to join Sadc would be successful and called on Zimbabwe to support its bid.

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    Resistor 2 years ago

    What can Burundi offer us???

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    ace mukadota 2 years ago

    Zimbabwe can offer Burundi advice on how to run an economy. Remember ZW has the cleverest people on the continent – that is why other African countries want to visit us and seek knowledge

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    ace mukadota 2 years ago

    Burundi is a big exporter of peanuts and maize – we can be a buyer and pay them in 2030 when we will be a middle income country