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Office of the Prine Minister Nerare Narare March 18th 1983 Zinbabve Dear Conrade Prime Minister, On behalf of the overseas non-govermental organisations listed below, we the untersigned delezation wish to thank you for the audience you gave to us on Wednesday March 2nd 1983, You invited us to subnit a dossier of information and reports that we hat received so that you could institute appropriate enguirt: The dossier is enclosed with this letter. We are submitting this dossier in confidence only to yourself an¢ to the Directors of our agencies. Where sections of the dossier have already been communicated to the appropriate Government Minister, we have indicated this in the introduction. We present the dossier to you in good faith because we believe the information which it contains to be verifiable. ‘On another natter we wish to say that it was with great distress that we read the renarks attributed to Comrade Minister Sekeranayi in the Herald of March 10th 1983, which reported that he accused sone non-governmental organisations of beconing "front organisations for Nkono"s enti-Covernnent, subversive and slanderous stetenents." We wish to say that we know of no such non-governmental organisations. We belbeve we have acted fn the best interests of all Zinbabweans in conmmicating our deep humanitarian concems privately and directly & to you, and in responding to your request that we should do so. Me are grateful to you for giving us this opportunity to present the attached material to you, and would be most grateful to have your acknowledgenent of it and your reactions to the contents. We trust it will further the enquiries that we understand you to be naking. If we can be of any further assistance to you in the pureult of your enquiries ve renain at your scrvice. We wish in conclusion to reaffirm our gomittment to the Governnent and the people of Zinbabve. We have already stated to you that the ‘Fesources of our otganisations are available to help restere the aid Programes and meet the material needs of the people in the affected areas and we wish to reaffirm this pledge. Yours sincerely, (eoatimuess....66) Office of the Prine Minister Nerare Narare March 18th 1983 Zinbabve Dear Conrade Prime Minister, On behalf of the overseas non-govermental organisations listed below, we the untersigned delezation wish to thank you for the audience you gave to us on Wednesday March 2nd 1983, You invited us to subnit a dossier of information and reports that we hat received so that you could institute appropriate enguirt: The dossier is enclosed with this letter. We are submitting this dossier in confidence only to yourself an¢ to the Directors of our agencies. Where sections of the dossier have already been communicated to the appropriate Government Minister, we have indicated this in the introduction. We present the dossier to you in good faith because we believe the information which it contains to be verifiable. ‘On another natter we wish to say that it was with great distress that we read the renarks attributed to Comrade Minister Sekeranayi in the Herald of March 10th 1983, which reported that he accused sone non-governmental organisations of beconing "front organisations for Nkono"s enti-Covernnent, subversive and slanderous stetenents." We wish to say that we know of no such non-governmental organisations. We belbeve we have acted fn the best interests of all Zinbabweans in conmmicating our deep humanitarian concems privately and directly & to you, and in responding to your request that we should do so. Me are grateful to you for giving us this opportunity to present the attached material to you, and would be most grateful to have your acknowledgenent of it and your reactions to the contents. We trust it will further the enquiries that we understand you to be naking. If we can be of any further assistance to you in the pureult of your enquiries ve renain at your scrvice. We wish in conclusion to reaffirm our gomittment to the Governnent and the people of Zinbabve. We have already stated to you that the ‘Fesources of our otganisations are available to help restere the aid Programes and meet the material needs of the people in the affected areas and we wish to reaffirm this pledge. Yours sincerely, (eoatimuess....66) Office of the Prine Minister Nerare Narare March 18th 1983 Zinbabve Dear Conrade Prime Minister, On behalf of the overseas non-govermental organisations listed below, we the untersigned delezation wish to thank you for the audience you gave to us on Wednesday March 2nd 1983, You invited us to subnit a dossier of information and reports that we hat received so that you could institute appropriate enguirt: The dossier is enclosed with this letter. We are submitting this dossier in confidence only to yourself an¢ to the Directors of our agencies. Where sections of the dossier have already been communicated to the appropriate Government Minister, we have indicated this in the introduction. We present the dossier to you in good faith because we believe the information which it contains to be verifiable. ‘On another natter we wish to say that it was with great distress that we read the renarks attributed to Comrade Minister Sekeranayi in the Herald of March 10th 1983, which reported that he accused sone non-governmental organisations of beconing "front organisations for Nkono"s enti-Covernnent, subversive and slanderous stetenents." We wish to say that we know of no such non-governmental organisations. We belbeve we have acted fn the best interests of all Zinbabweans in conmmicating our deep humanitarian concems privately and directly & to you, and in responding to your request that we should do so. Me are grateful to you for giving us this opportunity to present the attached material to you, and would be most grateful to have your acknowledgenent of it and your reactions to the contents. We trust it will further the enquiries that we understand you to be naking. If we can be of any further assistance to you in the pureult of your enquiries ve renain at your scrvice. We wish in conclusion to reaffirm our gomittment to the Governnent and the people of Zinbabve. We have already stated to you that the ‘Fesources of our otganisations are available to help restere the aid Programes and meet the material needs of the people in the affected areas and we wish to reaffirm this pledge. Yours sincerely, (eoatimuess....66)