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.