ZIMBABWE – The People’s Democratic Party joins the Rest of the world in commemorating the International Day of Peace. This year’s theme “Partnerships for Peace: Dignity for All”, however reminds the people of Zimbabwe about the unfortunate circumstances on the ground.
The people of Zimbabwe continue to endure negative peace, fear related silence. The number of people leaving the country, the number of people incarcerated in state facilities and the percentage of our defence expenditure as a ratio to our National Budget is still very high. The above factors leave our country ranked below average on the World Peace Index.