Gen. Li Zuocheng (L), chief of the Joint Staff Department under China’s Central Military Commission, holds a welcoming ceremony for Gen. Constantine Guveya Chiwenga (R), commander of the Zimbabwe Defense Forces, in Beijing on Nov 8, 2017. (mod.gov.cn/Li Xiaowei)
Vice President Retired General Constantino Chiwenga is in Moscow Russia, where he is expected to deliver a special message to the government of Russia following the harmonised elections.
Chiwenga is also expected to hold meetings with some business leaders interested in investing in Zimbabwe. Chiwenga and his delegation arrived in Russia today and were welcomed by Zimbabwe’s ambassador to Russia, Ambassador Mike Nicholas Sango and embassy officials.
Upon arrival, Vice President Chiwenga told the ZBC News crew that he was sent by President Emmerson Mnangagwa to deliver a special message to the Russian government. Chiwenga, who is also the Defence and War Veterans Affairs Minister, will attend the closing ceremony of the on-going Russia International Army Games this Saturday.