President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Thursday commissioned the Murewa District Registry offices at Murewa growth point in Mashonaland East province.
The new centre is meant to benefit people from Mutoko, Mudzi, Uzumba, Maramba, Pfungwe and Goromonzi districts among others.
In his address after officially opening the offices, Mnangagwa said communities in the districts will have access to quality and efficient national registry services. He said:
In the spirit of the Devolution and decentralization policy, my Government prioritised Murewa District Office so that our communities in this part of Mashonaland East will have access to quality and efficient national registry services.
Vital civil registration documents such as the birth certificate and National ID card are important in the life of every person as these depict the inalienable right to a name, family, citizenship and nationality.
I challenge the Ministry and its partners to speedily establish more of these e-passport and bio-enrollment centres in other cities and districts, in the shortest possible time.
Traditional leaders and communities as a whole are called upon to work together to ensure every child is facilitated to acquire a birth certificate and national ID card documents.
This is more critical as the Government scales up efforts to guarantee and protect the rights of children so that they ultimately realise their full potential.
While in Murewa, Mnangagwa also handed over computers to representatives from Zaranyika, Muchinjike and Magaya secondary schools.