South Africa hands over humanitarian package to Zimbabwe


PORT ELIZABETH, March 12 – Department of International Relations and Cooperation Minister Lindiwe Sisulu and Transport Minister Blade Nzimade handed over a humanitarian package in Harare on Tuesday to the people of Zimbabwe on behalf of non-governmental organisation, Gift of the Givers.

Following a successful two-day bi-national commission between Zimbabwe and South Africa in Harare, the ministers handed over the package, which contained  medical supplies, school stationery and other immediate personal needs as a gift “from the people of South Africa to the people of Zimbabwe”.

“On behalf the Gift of the Givers, we extend this consignment to the people of Zimbabwe. We hope this little contribution of medical and other urgent necessities will assist families,” Sisulu said.

Lieutenant-General Sibusiso Moyo, Zimbabwe’s Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation minister, accepting the gift said: “On behalf of the Zimbabwean people, we welcome the gift; and this shows the strong bond of friendship that exists between the two countries.

“This is a true, lifesaving friendship between the people of South Africa and Zimbabwe”. (ANA)