The Zanu PF extra ordinary congress roars into life tomorrow and everything is in place to make the event a success.

The venue of the extraordinary congress, the Robert Mugabe Square, was abuzz as organisers were making final touch-ups in readiness for the gathering tomorrow.

The sitting area is arranged according to the ten provinces of the country and in line with the protocol in the ruling party.

Over 7 000 delegates from the country’s ten provinces are expected to attend the congress and scores of delegations from friendly foreign countries and from the SADC region will also be in attendance.

Zanu PFV secretary for social welfare and transport Cde Oppah Muchinguri-Kashiri said travel logistics, accommodation and food have been mobilised by the party and its supporters and well-wishers with some 6 000 kilograms of meat organised for the one day congress.

On the entertainment side groups were busy polishing up their acts to prepare for the congress when ZBC got there.

The list of foreign delegates includes the Communist Party of China which is led by the party’s Vice Minister of International Department, Mr Xu Xuping.

The Peoples Party for Reconstruction of the DRC is being represented by the secretary general Cde Kasente Selestin, Frelimo by former Minister of Defence and member of Frelimo Central Committee Lieutenant General Cde Tobias Dai.

SWAPO of Namibia will be represented by Utoni Nujoma who is Central Committee member and Minister of Lands.

The Botswana Democratic Party has sent Lieutenant General Tebogo Caerter Masire while the Democratic Party of Equatorial Guinea will be represented by deputy secretary general Engono Nchuma Obono.

Sister Viola Plummer of the December 12 Movement in keeping with its tradition will be in attendance.

Frank Bwalya of the Zambia Patriotic Front is also representing the leadership of that country.

Zimbabwe’s biggest trading partner and southern neighbour South Africa will be represented by its Speaker of Parliament Mrs Baleke Mbete who attended President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s inauguration last month.