President Mugabe left Harare yesterday for Singapore on a week-long private visit during which he will also undergo a routine eye check-up.
In a statement yesterday, Secretary for Information, Media and Broadcasting Services, Mr George Charamba said: “His Excellency the President Cde R.G. Mugabe, left Harare this afternoon for Singapore on a week-long private visit to that country. During his visit President Mugabe will undergo a routine eye check-up following a recent procedure on the same.
‘‘The President was seen off at the Harare International Airport by the Honourable Vice President, Cde Joice T. R. Mujuru, Senior Minister in the Office of the President and Cabinet Ambassador Simon Khaya Moyo, Honourable Minister of Information, Media and Broadcasting Services Professor Jonathan Moyo, Chief Secretary to the President and Cabinet Dr Misheck J. M. Sibanda, Service Chiefs, Harare Metropolitan Province Minister Cde Miriam Chikukwa and other senior Government officials.
“Honourable Vice President Joice Mujuru will act in His Excellency the President’s absence.”