Zimbabwe – Meeting between Jean-Baptiste Lemoyne and Patrick Chinamasa, Minister of Finance and Economic Planning of the Republic of Zimbabwe (1 March 2018)

Tomorrow, Jean-Baptiste Lemoyne, minister of state attached to the Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, will host Patrick Chinamasa, Zimbabwe’s Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, who is serving as President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s special envoy.

Mindful of the expectations raised by the political transition in Zimbabwe, France, along with its European partners, was pleased to take note of the commitments undertaken by President Mnangagwa concerning the holding of general elections in the summer of 2018 that will be free, calm, and transparent, characterized by a respect for human rights and the economic reform program.

This meeting will provide an opportunity to take stock of the political and economic situation in Zimbabwe and the prospects heralded by this election.