26 April 2013

Zimbabwe: Focus On Re-Industrialisation

Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai says Government should put greater on industrialisation and job creation to ensure that the economy thrives and create jobs for the employable population.

Following years of de-industrialisation in which companies closed while others moved base to neighbouring countries, more than 70 per cent of Zimbabweans are out of employment.

Prime Minister Tsvangirai told journalists whom he hosted at the Office of the Prime Minister exhibition stand at the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair, Friday that the difficult period industry was going through would ease under a new government expected after elections later this year.

"I am aware that companies are going through difficult period and that they find it difficult to exhibit but we still have our own local products being shown here. The economy has improved we hope that next year we will do better," Prime Minister Tsvangirai said.

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