Association for Tourism Hwange (ATH)
The following content is presented in lieu of the Minutes from the 3rd September 2020, Stakeholder Meeting on Special Mining Grants in Hwange National Park

As Hwange Tourism Stakeholders we welcome and applaud the move by government to cancel all special mining permits in all areas held by Zimbabwe National Park.

We would like to express our profound gratitude to President Ed Mnangagwa for being a listening leader by canceling the Special Mining Grants. This is unprecedented!

We would also like to appreciate the response we received from around the world in support of our appeal to President Mnangagwa to reverse the issuing of the permits. We are all optimistic that tourism will recover and will be highly successful now that the goverment of Zimbabwe has assured the safeguarding of our National Parks.

Blessing Munyenyiwa sends out a heartfelt appeal on behalf of the Hwange Stakeholders and all children of the soil of Zimbabwe to prevent mining of any form taking place in Hwange National Park and all National Parks in Zimbabwe.

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