Chief Executive Officer of the Zimbabwe Tourism Authority, Mr Karikoga Kaseke has decided to leave the ZTA an institution he has led for the past 13 years.
Kaseke has been leading ZTA since July 2005 after a reassignment from the ministry of transport and communications where he was permanent secretary. He confirmed his departure this week saying that he will not necessarily leave the institution this year but however will leave everything in good shape with a clear succession plan.
“I am about to leave the ZTA and I have discussed this with the board chairperson “, he said.
Zimbabwe Tourism Authority boss did not state his reasons for leaving however he said there has been a strong push from the president Mnangagwa’s new administration to reform state firms including changing key personnel in the institutions .
Kaseke said he will be leaving ZTA at a time the board has adopted the National Tourism vision strategy 2025 which aims to attract at least seven million visitors in next few years.