SENIOR STAFF WRITER
DOMESTIC and international flights are set to resume on Thursday and October 1 respectively after Cabinet’s approval yesterday, the Daily News reports.
“These are additional to temperature testing, social distancing, sanitisation, and mandatory wearing of masks. All travellers will be required to have a Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) Covid-19 Clearance Certificate issued by a recognised facility within 48 hours from the date of departure in line with WHO guidelines,” Mutsvangwa said.
“The public may recall that Cabinet approved the establishment of a Covid-19 Experts Advisory Committee, whose objective will be to provide science-based evidence, advice and guidance on the National Covid-19 Preparedness and Response in support of timely evidence- based policy decisions.“Today, Cabinet approved the appointment of the following members: Dr Tonderai Mapako, Tendai Kureya, Dr Justen Manasa, Professor Rudo Makunike-Mutasa, Dr Alex Gasasira, Dr Lincoln Charimari, Professor Rose Kambarami, Dr Gladwin Muchena, Dr Samson Shumbairerwa, Dr Muteweye, Professor Rashida Ferrand, and Ester Masunda. The Committee is made up of professionals in the relevant fields who are expected to deliver on this important mandate,” she said.
“It was noted that the granting of mining concessions through mining claims and on special grant is not a licence for resumption of mining. All holders of mining titles are required to obtain approval of EIA and acceptance of site plan works by the Ministry of Mines and Mining Development. This position will be strictly reinforced by the two ministries responsible for Mines and Environment.