The visiting 5-member Chinese delegation comprising the Governor of Yanbian Province Mr Zhe Piao and two mayors Mr Kuilon Cai and Mr Jifeng Zhang and a director in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs have met President Robert Mugabe at State House in Harare this Thursday afternoon.

The entourage is on a mission to explore possible areas of cooperation between Harare Metropolitan Province and the Yanbian province.

The delegation is being hosted by Harare Metropolitan province Minister of State Cde Miriam Chikukwa.

The delegation made a stopover in South Africa before coming to Zimbabwe.

During their stay in Harare, they have had a brief meeting with Cde Chikukwa and stakeholders who included Zimbabwe Prisons and Correctional Services, Home Affairs, Foreign Affairs, ZRP, OPC and other departments.

They later toured the Tobacco Processing Zimbabwe in the industrial area.

They got acquainted with the manufacturing process there where 103 people are employed.

More details to follow.