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Mashonaland East has become the first province to establish a website which land seekers can use to apply on-line and access essential information without visiting provincial offices in Marondera.

Minister of State for Mashonaland East Provincial Affairs Cde Joel Biggie Matiza, who officiated at the launch of the website in Marondera this week at Women’s University Hotel and Gender Institute, said besides easing the travel expenses for land seekers, it was envisaged that the website would become a platform for attracting investors.

“The launch of the website is because of taking cue from His Excellency, the President Cde Mugabe’s relentless promotion of ICT and information technologies through thousands of computers he has donated to schools,” said Cde Matiza.

He said the world had become a global village and the website would provide a communication platform and provide all the information about the province at the click of a button.

Cde Matiza said the website was meant to reduce costly travels Government and rural district councils offices for people in need of application forms and general information about the districts in the province.

“The website will also feature current information and activities happening in the districts and the province in general,” he said.

“Information about chiefs in the province and their districts will also be available at the click of a button. Stands application forms, information about local authorities, their addresses and local contact details will be available to those domiciled in the Diaspora.”

Source : The Herald