Mozambique’s Minister of Transport and Communications, Mateus Magala, recently met this week with Zimbabwean counterpart Felix Mhona to advance collaborative efforts for enhanced economic connectivity.
The discussions, guided by Presidents Nyusi and Mnangagwa, focused on key initiatives such as revitalizing the Beira Corridor, implementing a one-stop border initiative in Machipanda, and harmonizing road transport procedures.
The ministers highlighted ongoing projects, including the Techobanine venture for a deep-water port and railway line, a proposed railway connection to the Port of Nacala, and the implementation of the Air Agreement. Magala commended Zimbabwe’s commitment to tangible results, expressing confidence in the technical teams and anticipating a productive collaboration.
Acknowledging Zimbabwe’s progress, Magala praised the development of a new airport as a strong statement of commitment to regional growth. Mozambique reiterated its dedication to joint initiatives, aiming to eliminate barriers to mobility and trade within the SADC region.
The ministers concluded the meeting with gratitude for its organization, expressing confidence in the discussions’ positive impact on advancing the development agenda for both nations. The collaboration between Mozambique and Zimbabwe signals a new era of economic connectivity and shared prosperity in the region.