Mines and Mining Development Minister, Dr Obert Mpofu hosted thousands of people at his Nyamandlovu homestead to celebrate his 60th birthday and his attainment of a Doctorate in Policy Studies.
Speaking at the celebrations, Vice President John Landa Nkomo congratulated Dr Mpofu for his achievements and challenged him to advise the younger generation.
He said the land reform programme is irreversible as it was done to correct imbalances that were created by oppressors.
Defence Minister, Cde Emmerson Mnangagwa described Dr Mpofu as a committed cadre whose achievements must emulated by the younger generation.
The Minister of Youth Development, Indigenisation and Empowerment, Cde Saviour Kasukuwere said Dr Mpofu is an astute leader who has helped the country to sell its diamonds.