The Australia Ambassador to Zimbabwe has commended the new dispensation led by President Emmerson Mnangagwa for its commitment to hold free and fair elections saying this will go a long way in rejuvenating bi-lateral relations between the two countries.

The Australian Ambassador to Zimbabwe Bronte Moules paid a courtesy call on the Minister of Energy and Power Development Cde Simon Khaya Moyo at his offices in Harare where they discussed bi-lateral issues on the state of affairs ahead of the forthcoming harmonised elections.

Ambassador Moules expressed her countries preparedness to observe the elections saying the holding of free and fair elections will unlock more business opportunities in line with President Mnangagwa’s Zimbabwe is open for business mantra.

Minister Moyo made it clear to the Australian Ambassador that Zimbabwe is ready for free and fair elections in line with the clarion call by President Mnangagwa to allow international observers to come to Zimbabwe. 

Also to pay a courtesy call on Cde Khaya Moyo who is also the Acting Minister of Information, Media and Broadcasting Services was the Republic of Korea Ambassador Cho Jaichel who pledged his country’s willingness to boost relations in areas of media and broadcasting as well as energy sectors.

The expression of interest to observe elections by Australia comes at time the President Cde Emmerson Mnangagwa is on record calling for free and fair elections and has on several occasions appealed to the international investors to come and invest now rather than sit on the fence.