President Emmerson Mnangagwa addresses business people in Rwanda this morning before attending the African Free Trade Area signing ceremony at Kigali Convention Centre

President Emmerson Mnangagwa this Wednesday morning met CEOs and MDs of different companies and financial institutions and insurance and real estate entities in the different countries in Africa including South Africa, East Africa and Rwanda.

Representatives of the aviation, energy, construction, manufacturing, hospitality and oil industries were also in attendance.

The meeting organised by a business group afforded the President an opportunity to share his vision of an economically strong Zimbabwe.

President Mnangagwa said Zimbabwe continues to improve the country’s investment climate to attract FDI.

He went on outline the various opportunities in need of investment in Zimbabwe, including agricultural production and value addition, the tourism sector mining and others.

The business people requested for a package of the business incentives that Zimbabwe has to offer.

Some of the MDs and CEOs from various companies in Africa that met President Mnangagwa this morning in Kigali

The business people in Rwanda say they are willing to work with the southern African country.

They also paid tribute to Zimbabwe for its skilled labour which has benefitted the region and continent as a whole.

One company said they can work with the transport sector in Zimbabwe to automate the payment system.

President Mnangagwa said government is committed to sound market principles adoption and implementation of consistent and transparent policies that will render Zimbabwe a competitive and preferred investment destination.

From the breakfast meeting the President joined other leaders at the Kigali Convention Centre for the signing ceremony.