Mnangagwa grants business executive and entrepreneur, Douglas Munatsi a state-assisted funeral

vantunews 2nd December, 2021
Mnangagwa grants business executive and entrepreneur, Douglas Munatsi a state-assisted funeral

President Emmerson Mnangagwa has granted a state-assisted funeral to the late Zimbabwe Investment and Development Agency (ZIDA) Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Douglas Munatsi who died in a house fire on Monday morning.

In a statement, the Chief Secretary to the President and Cabinet, Dr Misheck Sibanda, said the Government will liaise with the family to ensure implement President Mnangagwa’s directive.

Sibanda’s statement:

His Excellency, the President, Cde Dr E.D Mnangagwa, has directed that the late Douglas Munatsi who passed on earlier in the week be accorded a State-assisted funeral. The Office of the President and Cabinet will liaise with the bereaved Munatsi family to ensure this directive by His Excellency the President is effected.

The Office continues to stand by the bereaved Munatsi family during this very difficult time.

Dr M. J. M. Chief Secretary to the President and Cabinet

OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT AND CABINET

Meanwhile, the Munatsi family is yet to determine when the former BancABC boss will be buried.

Investigations are ongoing to establish the cause of death.