The Chief Secretary to the Office of the President and Cabinet Dr Misheck Sibanda is advising all government ministers, permanent secretaries and civil servants in general that government machinery should continue to function as usual, notwithstanding the current state of affairs in the country.
In a statement, Dr Sibanda said all government ministers should continue to discharge their responsibilities in the usual manner and should operate from their offices in Harare.
All permanent secretaries are also advised to ensure that the departments under their purview continue to effectively discharge their mandates for the benefit of the citizens and other stakeholders.
Dr Sibanda said all cabinet ministers and heads of ministries must rely on official communication and not be distracted by statements coming through the social media.
He said cabinet will be informed of the date of the next cabinet meeting in the usual manner.