Zimbabwe signs with UAE-based pharmaceutical company Intrapharma

Online desk |  10 months ago | local

Zimbabwe has signed an agreement with a United Arab Emirates-based pharmaceutical distribution company, Intrapharma that will see the construction of a drug manufacturing plant in Zimbabwe before year-end.  

Addressing delegates at the signing ceremony in Harare yesterday, Finance and Economic Development Minister Professor Mthuli Ncube said, the venture will focus on three areas.

Speaking at the same occasion, Health and Child Care Permanent Secretary Dr. Jasper Chimedza said under the agreement, Intrapharma will supply the country with drugs that are currently in short supply before moving into manufacturing.

Meanwhile, Intrapharma chairperson, Dr Ibrahim Ramel expressed his pleasure in participating in Zimbabwe’s quest of achieving vision 2030.