By Faith Shingirai Mundere
The President Cde E.D Mnangagwa has appointed new cabinet ministers in the country’s capital today. The appointments were announcedthrough the Chief Secretary to the President and Cabinet Dr Misheck J.M Sibanda.
Honourable Felix Mhona has been appointed as the new Minister for Transport and Infrastructural Development. Hon Mhona is the Member of Parliament for Chikomba Central. He has served as the Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Budget,Finance and Economic Development.He is also a committee member of the Portfolio committee on Environment and Tourism.
Honourable Michael Madiro has been appointed as the Deputy Minister inthe Ministry of Transport and Infrastructural Development. He has been serving as the deputy minister of Home Affairs and Cultural Heritage.
Member of Parliament for Beitbridge West Honourable Ruth Mavhunga will take over as the Deputy Minister of Home Affairs and Cultural Heritage.
Honourable Kindness Paradza Member of Parliament for Makonde has been appointed as the Deputy Minister of Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services.
Honourable Matsikinyeri Member of Parliament for Chimanimani West in Manicaland Province has been appointed As the Minister of Provincial Affairs and Devolution for Manicaland .
The President further appointed DR Fraderick Shava ,Zimbabwe’s Ambassador to the United Nations New York as Minister of Foreign Affairs and international Trade.
The appointments follow the untimely passing of Minister Joel Biggie Matiza , Minister Sibusiso Moyo and Minister Ellen Gwaradzimba who succumbed to the deadly COVID-19 virus.