The Head of State and Government and Commander-in-Chief of the Zimbabwe Defence Forces, President Robert Mugabe has arrived back home from New York where he attended the 65th Session of the General Assembly of the United Nations High Level Meeting on Youth.
SADC as a bloc lobbied for the creation of specialised UN Youth Agency to be included in the outcome of the high level meeting declaration.
President Mugabe was leading a delegation which comprised the Minister of Youth Development, Indigenisation and Empowerment, Cde Savior Kasukuwere, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Simbarashe Mumbengegwi and senior government officials.The President and his delegation was received at the Harare International Airport by Vice President Joice Mujuru, Minister of State Security, Sydney Sekeramayi, Minister of Defence, Emmerson Mnangagwa, Minister of Transport, Communications and Infrastructural
Development, Nicholas Goche, Minister of Media, Information and Publicity, Webster Shamu, service chiefs and top government officials.
President Mugabe addressed two round table sessions of the UN Meeting on Youth that brought hundreds of youthâ€™s representatives and heads of state and government together under the banner of fostering the spirit of dialogue and mutual understanding among youths as future leaders.
On his way back from New York, President Mugabe had a stopover in Dakar, Senegal, where he was received by his counterpart, President Abdulaye Wade and Zimbabweâ€™s ambassador to Senegal, Mrs. Trudy Stevenson.
President Mugabe and President Wade held a closed door meeting and discussed political situations prevailing in the two countries.