Mugabe leaves for UN summit…. Mnangagwa is the acting president
Globe-trotting President Robert Mugabe and the First Lady Grace Mugabe left Harare for New York yesterday evening to attend the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly.
The Assembly will be held under the theme, “Focusing on People: Striving for Peace and Decent Life for All on Sustainable Planet”.
Discussions will centre on making a difference in the lives of ordinary people, prevention and mediation for sustaining peace, climate change and human rights.
Accompanying the President is a huge entourage of over 70 people that includes Mugabe’s family and Foreign Affairs Minister Simbarashe Mumbengegwi and other top Government officials.
Mugabe was seen off at the Harare International Airport by Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa, Defence Minister Sydney Sekeramayi, Home Affairs Minister Ignatius Chombo, Harare Metropolitan Province Minister Miriam Chikukwa and service chiefs.
VP Mnangangwa is the Acting President.