HARARE, 31 January (BelTA) – Zimbabwe has managed to resolve the food security issue once and for all thanks to Belarus, Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa told reporters, BelTA has learned.
A reminder, Belarus supplies farm machinery and other types of equipment to Zimbabwe and helps with personnel training. Cooperation is also developing in a number of other areas.
According to Emmerson Mnangagwa, he was impressed by Belarus, by its advancements in various sectors, including the agricultural industry. “We have decided to expand cooperation with Belarus in this area. Thanks to Belarus, we were able to solve the issue of the country's food security once and for all,” he said.
In addition to that, Belarus ships to Zimbabwe other types of equipment, for example, BelAZ dump trucks for the mining industry, fire trucks. The leader of Zimbabwe also counts on the further cooperation in science and technology.
“We are ready to be friends with Belarus and with all countries that are on the same page with us. It should not be a situation when one country is a horse and another is a horse driver. We all are either horses or horse drivers. We should be in the same boat and look in the same direction. We have been getting along with Aleksandr Lukashenko since our first meeting. We realized that we look at things the same way, we have the same vision regarding the development of our countries. Since that time, we have been friends and have been working together for the benefit of our peoples,” summed up the president of Zimbabwe.