By A Correspondent- Zimbabwe’s ambassador to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Jerry Ndlovu has died.
The former general manager of the Zimbabwe Mining Development Corporation (ZMDC) and former director of airports and business development at Civil Aviation Authority of Zimbabwe died on Saturday morning at a private hospital in Harare.
The Zimbabwean Embassy in Ankara, Turkey said in a statement via Twitter:
The Embassy wishes to announce the sad and untimely passing on of Zimbabwe`s Ambassador to the UAE, HE. J.N. Ndlovu. We commiserate with the Ndlovu family and the nation at large at this difficult time. May his soul rest in eternal peace.
Ambassador Ndlovu becomes the latest high-ranking Zimbabwean government official to succumb to the respiratory illness in 2021 following the deaths of cabinet ministers, Sibusiso Busi Moyo and Joel Biggie Matiza, as well as a minister for provincial affairs and devolution, Ellen Gwaradzimba.