Information Minister Honourable Monica Mutsvangwa

Relations between Zimbabwe and China continue to grow as evidenced by the different projects the two countries are engaged in.

Speaking at the movie premiere of ‘When Africa Meets You’, a Chinese film done in Zimbabwe, Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services Minister Honourable Monica Mutsvangwa hailed the continued relations between the two countries.

The 88 minute film, a co-production between China and Zimbabwe is the first Chinese film ever shot entirely in Zimbabwe.

The film focuses on poaching and wildlife protection in Africa.

Zimbabwe’s Ambassador to China Paul Chikawa and the Acting Chinese Ambassador to Zimbabwe Mr Zhao Baogang welcomed this first step of cooperation between the two countries in the film sector.

The production which was shot in Harare, Bulawayo and Victoria Falls was directed by Yan Cui.

The actors who featured on the film are Zi Wuan Wang, Yang Yue, Farai Chigudu, Tariro Muzoriwa and Dominic Benhura.

The film has a mixed cast of both Chinese and Zimbabwean people.

The production comes at a time when the two countries are enjoying cordial relations which date back since time immemorial.