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President of Zimbabwe commissions U.S.$27 million medicinal cannabis farm and processing plant

The Swiss Biocieuticals medical cannabis farm price US$27 million is constructed with a state-of-the-art medicinal cannabis processing plant fitted with the primary line of medicinal cannabis oil processing aimed toward stimulating different bio-medical options and pharmaceutical merchandise for each native and worldwide markets.

According to The Herald, President Mnangagwa commissioned the farm yesterday to supply cannabis (mbanje or dagga) for medical and scientific functions.

During his speech, Mr Mnangagwa stated the fast improvement of the processing plant, which provides important worth to the crop, was a sworn statement of the success of the Government’s engagement coverage and the arrogance Swiss firms and traders had in Zimbabwe and its financial system.

“This milestone is a testimony of the successes of my Government’s Engagement and Re-engagement Policy. It further demonstrates the confidence that Swiss companies have in our economy through their continued investment in Zimbabwe. “I extend my profound congratulations to the Swiss Biocieuticals Limited for this timely investment in the medicinal cannabis farm, processing plant and value chain, worth US$27 million,” he added.

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While praising the traders for the speedy execution of its operations from the time it obtained its working licence, the President additionally urged different traders with permits to rapidly operationalise their permits and licences for the profit of the financial system typically and folks specifically.

He added that the traders ought to observe the corporate’s lead and open their enterprise to assist the mantra that ‘Zimbabwe is Open for Business and be able to generate international forex technology for the nation.

“I problem different gamers inside the medicinal cannabis sub-sector to speedily arrange their enterprises, specializing in worth addition and beneficiation. It is disappointing that since 2018, solely 15 out of the 57 entities issued with cannabis working licences have been operational.

President Mnangagwa later described the rising of cannabis within the nation as a milestone, including that it was in step with its ‘open for enterprise’ thrust. According to him, the federal government stays decided to repeatedly enhance the benefit and price of doing enterprise atmosphere within the nation and the continuing financial reforms which have resulted in notable financial progress.

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