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Modernise the country's border posts to improve efficiency in the facilitation of movement of people and trade and to equip border posts with modern infrastructure and technology to enhance security. Prioritise Beitbridge, Plumtree, Chirundu, Forbes, Nyamapanda, Victoria Falls and Kazungula.

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Infrastructure Development


Oct. 5, 2021

Phase 1 of the Upgrading and Mordenisation of the Beitbridge Border Post, involving construction of the freight terminal area, warehouse, Vehicle Inspection Department (VID) facilities and freight access is 95% complete. The Ministry also highlighted that, the targeted completion of the New Terminal South Wing at the Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport was 70% complete and well on course to meet targets.

Previous Updates

Modernisation of Beitbridge Border Post


Sept. 16, 2021

The upgrading and modernisation of Beitbridge Border Post Phase 1 which involves construction of new terminals for human and vehicle traffic as well as construction of the new composite offices for all border agencies is complete

Government to Establish Forbes Border Dry Port in Marange


May 30, 2021

Government is in the process of establishing a dry port in Marange area to decongest and make Forbes Border Post outside Mutare more efficient.

RMB celebrates landmark Beitbridge border post modernisation project



Feb. 12, 2021

RMB’s $300m Beitbridge border post modernisation project, which recently reached a financial close, involved the upgrade and rehabilitation of the Zimbabwean side of the Beitbridge border post, under a 17-and-a-half-year concession granted by the Zimbabwean government to La Frontiere. RMB has acted as financial adviser to La Frontiere since 2018, and later took on the roles of joint mandated lead arranger and hedging bank for the project. We partnered with five other financial institutions in structuring the transaction.

The government budgets $4 Million for Binga Air-strip upgrade



May 23, 2019

The government has set aside about RTGS$4 million for the refurbishment of the Binga airstrip to improve accessibility to the district and facilitate smooth tourism business. Despite lacking infrastructure, Binga is one of the rich districts in terms of natural resources with the potential to attract thousands of tourists. These include fishing activities, a beach, hot springs, cruise and boating, wildlife and others.