Zimbabwe: Zanu PF court Indian vote, VP pledges freedom of worship and investments

Published: 9/Jul/2018
Source: New Zimbabwe

VICE President Constantino Chiwenga has promised Zimbabweans of Indians origin freedom of worship as well as to protect their investments as he met a tiny section of the Asian community Sunday to drum up support for Zanu PF presidential candidate Emmerson Mnangagwa.

Zimbabwe holds its harmonised elections July 30 with Mnangagwa’s popularity facing tough test from MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa.

Chiwenga said Indians living in Zimbabwe must vote for Mnangagwa whom he said has done a lot for them within the short seven month period he has been President


VP Chiwenga went on to say that the ruling party candidate has also made it easier for the Asians to acquire Zimbabwean citizenship without any challenges.

“One of your major problem as the Asian community was being taken as aliens with zeros on your identification and those zeros are no more,” he said.

“We are now all Zimbabweans.

“So with now all these having been done by the president and Zanu PF candidate, within a period of seven months; it’s quite impressive, isn’t it?

“And this is why we are coming to you to say give him your thumbs up, give him your vote, we need your vote, vote for him to continue with these important reforms.”


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Themes: Discrimination, Ethnic/Racial/Religious
Regions: Zimbabwe