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Govt allows resumption of Tourism Sector

By Miranda Dzumbunu

Government has approved the resumption of flights and the reopening of the tourism sector after a long period of being closed due to the Covid-19 lockdown.

This follows an update Report from the Minister of Health and Child Care , Honorable Vice President Chiwenga after he visited the airports to evaluate their preparedness.

“The three airports visited, namely the Robert Mugabe International, the J.M. Nkomo and Victoria Falls Airports as well as hotels are now ready to receive travellers in line with Covid-19 guidelines, ” said the Minister of Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services Honourable Monica Mutsvangwa.

“The necessary guidelines and Standard Operating Procedures for travellers will be announced by the sector as the dates approach, ” she added.
The Cabinet also announced that international flights will resume on 1 October 2020.

Tourism has been one of the major pillars of the Zimbabwean economy therefore the country is looking forward to benefit from the reopening of the tourism sector as tourists will enable the smooth cash flow of foreign currency.

Tendai Guvamombe
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