China is willing to assist Zimbabwe to deal with its power shortages by increasing private sector investment towards the particular sector.

Zimbabwe is currently experiencing disruptive power shortages which are threatening the country’s economic growth plan.

With that in mind, government wishes to court Chinese investors to invest and upgrade Zimbabwe’s energy and power sector especially the Hwange Thermal Power Station.

This emerged when visiting Chinese Vice Minister of Commerce Dr Qiang Kenning paid a courtesy call on Vice President Kembo Mohadi at his Munhumutapa offices in Harare this (Friday) afternoon.

Apart from the energy sector, tourism and agriculture were also cited as lucrative sectors that the Chinese are willing to invest as trade relations between the two sisterly countries continue to grow.