Local authorities have been told to improve their infrastructure so that it meets investors’ expectations if the Zimbabwe is open for business objectives are to be met.

For the Minister of Local Government, Public Works and National Housing, Cde July Moyo, local authorities have a big role to play as infrastructure such as roads are some of the key factors investors look at, many of whom have set their sights on investing in the country.

The Minister of State for Manicaland Provincial Affairs, Cde Monica Mutsvangwa said engagement with local authorities on how to transform the outlook of the province as an attractive investment hub is a matter her office is seized with.

Cde Moyo said the Ministry of Local Government, Public Works and National Housing in its 100 day plan and beyond, wishes to address underlying factors affecting the delivery of sustainable services and institutions.

These include infrastructure, national housing as well as ongoing projects.