Zimbabwe: Mnangagwa announces permanent secretaries

President Emmerson Mnangagwa has appointed and re – assigned permanent secretaries following the setting up of a new government and the appointment of cabinet ministers.

The appointments and re – assignments are as follows:

Mr Ringson Chitsiko  –  Lands, Agriculture and Rural Resettlement,

Mr Martin Rushwaya  –  Defence, Security and War Veterans

Mr Melusi Matshiya – Home Affairs and Culture,

Mr Willard Manungo – Finance and Economic Development,

Ambassador Joey Bimha – Foreign Affairs and International Trade,

Mrs Virginia Mabiza – Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs,

Mr Ngoni Masoka – Labour and Social Welfare,

Dr Desire Sibanda – Higher Education, Science and Technology Development

Dr Sylvia Utete – Masango – Primary and Secondary Education,

Mr George Magosvongwe – Local Government, Public Works and National Housin,

Mrs AbigailShonhiwa – Industry,  Commerce and Enterprise Development.

Mr Munesu Munodawafa – Mines and Mining Development,

Dr Thokozile Chitepo – Tourism and Hospitality Industry

Mrs Sibusisiwe Zembe – Women and Youth Affairs

Mr George Charamba – Information, Media and Broadcasting Services

Brigadier General Dr Gerald Gwinji – Health and Child Care

Mr Prince Mupazviriho – Sport, Arts and Recreation

Engineer Sam Kundishora – Information Communication Technology and Cyber Security

Ambassador Grace Mutandiro – Environment, Water and Climate

Dr Judith Kateera – Presidential Affairs, Monitoring and Implementation of Government Programmes Engineer George Mlilo – Transport and Infrastructural Development.

Meanwhile, President Mnangagwa has, with immediate effect, also appointed Ambassador Isaac Moyo to the position of Director General of the Central Intelligence Organisation (CIO) in terms of Section 226, sub – section (1) of the Constitution of Zimbabwe. Moyo was serving as Zimbabwe’s Ambassador to the Republic of South Africa and the Kingdom of Lesotho.