Priority was given to the domestic situation, and the countrys leaders cancelled their trip to Davos.

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 Priority was given to the domestic situation, and the countrys leaders cancelled their trip to Davos.


Zimbabwe President Mnangaguwa (source: CNN)

Overseas Network January 21, Zimbabwe President Mnangaguwa said recently that, considering the primary task is to maintain domestic stability, he will miss the forthcoming annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, and return to Zimbabwe ahead of schedule.

According to CNN, on the 20th local time, Mnangaguwa said in a tweet: After a week of efficient bilateral trade and investment meetings, I will return home. Zimbabwes Finance Minister, Mthuli Ncube, will take my place at the Davos Forum. The first task now is to keep Zimbabwe stable, calm down and return to work.

Mnangaguwa left Zimbabwe on 14 to visit Russia, Belarus, Azerbaijani and Kazakhstan. He was scheduled to attend the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. The World Economic Forum in Davos is scheduled to be held from 22 to 25 January.

Zimbabwes government announced a sharp increase in fuel prices on the 12th, triggering discontent among some people in the country. There was also a three-day demonstration. Xinhua News Agency said three people died in the clashes of demonstrations on the 14th, including one policeman. Zimbabwes Minister of Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services, Monica Mutswanguwa, and the spokesman for the ruling Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front, Simon Kaya Moyo, condemned the violence during the demonstrations on 15 days.

In addition to Mnangaguwa, there are not a few leaders absent from Davos. US President Trump announced early on the 10th that he would not attend the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum. On the 17th, White House press secretary Thomas Sanders said that US President Trump also decided not to send a delegation because the US government continued to close down. In addition, British Prime Minister Teresa May cancelled her trip because of her focus on the issue of European separation. French President Mark Long will also be absent from the forum.

Source: Overseas Web Author: Overseas Web/Zhang Nei Internship Compiler/Zhou Chenyi Responsible Editor: Xiao Qi_N6799