Mutambara's response to Robert Mugabe's remarks during his birth day interview

PRESS STATEMENT – The following is a Press statement by the Zimbabwean Deputy Prime Minister Professor Arthur Mutambara in response to Robert Mugabe's birth day interview aired by the ZBCTV.

1. Deputy Prime Minister Professor Arthur Mutambara does not regret any statements that he made around the monetary policy statement and the national budget.

2. Deputy Prime Minister Mutambara wants to put it on record that when President Mugabe referred to the Deputy Prime Minister’s statements, he President Mugabe was simply expressing his personal views and the Deputy Prime Minister totally disagrees with those personal views of President Mugabe.

3. The Deputy Prime Minister says President Mugabe‘s public statements do not constitute policy because they are simply personal views and that Zimbabweans must make that clear distinction.