President Robert Mugabe of the Republic of Zimbabwe awaits to receive Hon. Bernard K. Membe (MP), Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Co-operation. Minister Membe paid a courtesy visit earlier today at President Mugabe's State House on behalf of President Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete.
President Mugabe receives and welcomes Minister Membe to the State House. Witnessing the special moment is Hon. Simbarashe Mumbengegwi, Foreign Minister of Zimbabwe.
President Mugabe shares some few laughters with Minister Membe during their meeting earlier today at his State House in Harare, Zimbabwe.
Hon. Membe was in Zimbabwe to deliver the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) Electoral Observer Mission Report, based upon the presidential elections that took place on July 31st, 2013. Tanzania was a former Chair of the SADC Organ on Politics, Defence and Security Cooperation under the Chairmanship of His Excellency Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete, President of the United Republic of Tanzania.
Minister Membe takes time to explain to President Mugabe about the SADC's final report on the Zimbabwe's election. H.E. Robert Mugabe was elected to his seventh term as President of Zimbabwe with 61%, leaving his opponent Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai with 34% of votes, according to the election commission in Zimbabwe.
Also in attendance was Ambassador David Kapya.
Also present were Hon. Simbarashe Mumbengegwi (seating-left), Foreign Minister of Zimbabwe and Ambassador Adadi Rajab (seating 2nd left) of the United Republic of Tanzania in Zimbabwe.
President Mugabe walks out Minister Membe, after they finished their discussion earlier today at his State House in Harare, Zimbabwe. Also in the photo is Ambassador Selma Ashipala-Musavyi, Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the Republic of Namibia.
All photos by Tagie Daisy Mwakawago