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President Nyusi is recommending redoubled vigilance against divisive tendencies that threaten national unity.
Speaking last Saturday in the village headquarters of Ibo district in Cabo Delgado, President Nyusi urged local people to work for national reconciliation so that there would be effective peace in the country.
The head of state referred to group of individuals posing as Muslims who attacked Mocímboa da Praia in October last year, causing deaths, destruction and panic.
“They want to divide us. This is not the Muslim religion we know. We must remain vigilant,” he cautioned.
The president also urged the population to focus on production and diversify food crops. At the meeting with fishermen in Quirimbas, the president pressed for intensified activity, saying the government would allocate motor boats to increase catches.
On Saturday, the head of state inaugurated a private tourist resort costing close to one million Euros on the island of Ibo, calling for more aggressive promotion of domestic tourism products and services.
Nyusi recommended that tour operators invest more in training young people and members of local communities, saying that their government would continue to focus on the development of this sector in partnership with the private sector and communities.
A popular rally in the district of Palma was cancelled due to the rain yesterday, but the head of state he promised to return soon.
“I need to talk to you about lots of things, but conditions are against us. We need to talk about the thugs who terrorise this region, and also about many aspects of development. I’ll be back in Palma in 40 days, and we can talk more calmly then,” Nyusi said.
Just yesterday, the President visited Quitunda village, the resettlement location for Quitupo families relocated for the installation of Rovuma Basin gas liquefaction project infrastructure.
President Nyusi spent four days in Cabo Delgado, visiting Balama, Muidumbe, Mueda, Ibo and Palma districts.Source: Notícias