President Mugabe met Zambian Vice President Guy Scott at State House in Harare Thursday to finalise an agreement for Zimbabwe to import 150,000 tonnes of maize from that country.
After the meeting, Scott told journalists that Zambia would start delivering the maize soon, and said this could be as early as next week.
Although Scott did not disclose the value of the consignment, the state-run Herald newspaper said Zimbabwe had already made a down payment of $3 million.
Scott was accompanied by Zambian Foreign Affairs Minister Efron Lungu and Agriculture Minister Robert Sichinga.
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