SA Observer Mission (SAOM) meets Zimbabwe African National Union
Patriotic Front (ZANU PF)
The South African Observer Mission (SAOM) today
continued with its consultation with various stakeholders involved in the 31 March
parliamentary elections. Following the meeting with the Movement for Democratic
Change (MDC) yesterday the mission met with the Zimbabwe African National Union
Patriotic Front (ZANU PF) at its headquarters in Harare.
The mission led
by its Deputy Leader Advocate Ngoako Ramatlhodi met with the party delegation
led by the Head of External Relations, Didymus Mutasa, as part of the ongoing
process of consultation.
The SAOM will continue to engage all relevant
stakeholders involved in the process of elections to have an informed view about
the situation in Zimbabwe.
The SAOM has since its arrival in Zimbabwe on
14 March 2005 met with President Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe Electoral Commission
(ZEC), Electoral Supervisory Commission (ESC), Zimbabwe Electoral Support Network
(ZESN), Zimbabwe Council of Churches, Zimbabwe Crisis Coalition and National Constitutional
Assembly (NCA) among others.
Enquiries: Harold Maloka
Cell: 082 847
Tel: (091) 244 589
Issued by: Department of Foreign Affairs
on behalf of South African Observer Mission
22 March 2005