engineers.jpgVice President Joice Mujuru says government remains committed to the creation of a positive and holistic legal and administrative framework to enhance engineering skills and professionalism.

 

In a speech read on her behalf on the occasion to mark the inauguration of a new Zimbabwe Institute of Engineers Executive held at a local hotel, Vice President Mujuru applauded Zimbabwe’s engineers who have worked tirelessly to transform ordinary people’s lives through discoveries and innovations.

 

Cde Mujuru said government also enacted the Engineering Council of Zimbabwe Act of 2009 and statutory instrument 161 of 2010 which makes it compulsory for all engineers and engineering entities in Zimbabwe to be registered, to protect the integrity of the profession.

 

In his farewell remarks, outgoing ZIEE President, Engineer Wingfield Tamayi Vengesayi noted that the country has gone through challenging times and has lost reputable engineers to the diaspora.

The incoming ZIEE President, Engineer Albert Muyambo said engineering is an integral part of the country’s development.

Meanwhile, the Zimbabwe Institute of Engineers handed over achievement awards for the year 2010 to 13 individuals.