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HIT Receives Commendation from President Mugabe

The Harare Institute of Technology recently received a commendation from His Excellency the President of the Republic of Zimbabwe and Chancellor of the Harare Institute of Technology, Cde R.G. Mugabe on its technological thrust which has seen the University producing tangible products vital for the country’s development.

Speaking at the Youth Interface Rally at the White City Stadium in Bulawayo on Saturday 4 November, 2017 Cde Mugabe said the Harare Institute of Technology was trailblazing amongst the community of universities in Zimbabwe in the practical application of knowledge, through the development of relevant inventions in agriculture, the pharmaceutical industry and in engineering.

“…So our universities must be alert. We need them to go to institutions where there is now practical application of engineering disciplines and not the theoretical aspects that we have pursued in the past. The first graduation we had was at HIT the Harare Institute of Technology. Unoona kuti ikoko vakomana varikuita zvatinoda zvemugwara. Varikutarisa kuti ku-agriculture ndezvipi zvinodiwa, mishonga inodiwa ndeipi tiongorere. Kuma industry ndeapi mainstruments anodiwa, and you have young people working to construct the implements we need in our industry. Ndiyo engineering yatinoda kwete yekunyora maB muchipasa,” said Cde Mugabe.

The Harare Institute of Technology was granted University status in 2005, through the promulgation of the Harare Institute of Technology Act {Chapter 25:26}. The University was mandated to develop, incubate, transfer and commercialise technology for Zimbabwe’s rapid industrialisation.

Article produced by the Communications and International Relations Unit, with extracts from the Sunday Mail of 5 November 2017