Just In: ED appoints diplomat Kitikiti as deputy chief secretary

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President Emmerson Mnangagwa has appointed diplomat Nicholas Kitikiti as deputy chief secretary, his office said Friday.

Kitikiti’s appointment as Deputy Chief Secretary (Policy Analysis, Development Planning and Coordination) in the Office of President and Cabinet is with immediate effect, Mnangagwa’s office said in a statement.

An economist with experience in macro-economic analysis, policy development and implementation management, Kitikiti has served in Government in Trade, Mining Energy and Foreign Affairs.

“Ambassador Kitikiti brings vast private sector experience, national visions and national economic development plans. The Office of the President and Cabinet welcomes Ambassador Kitikiti into its fold from his latest assignment in the Islamic Republic of Iran and Turkey,” said Misheck Sibanda, Chief Secretary to the President and Cabinet.

Meanwhile Mnangagwa has appointed ICT expert Jacob Wekwete as Head of
the e-government unit in his office.