Diplomats Pledge a Mine-Free Zimbabwe by 2025


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(The Herald) Diplomats have expressed commitment to free Zimbabwe of landmines in the next three years, which will boost economic development through availing additional land which is currently unusable.

Speaking during a reception to deepen understanding of demining activities toward a landmine-free Zimbabwe by 2025 that was co-hosted by the Embassy of Japan and Hazardous Area Life Support (HALO) Trust, the Japanese Ambassador to Zimbabwe Mr Satoshi Tanaka, said the initiative was expected to revitalize the economy through oepning critical activites on the cleared land.

Mr Tanaka expressed to the committment to increasing support through assiting vulnerable communities within the infested areas as they are more at risk.

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Published: Friday, September 16, 2022

Last Updated: Thursday, November 2, 2023

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