He was met at the J.F.K International Airport by Zimbabwe's Permanent Representative to the Untied Nations Fredrick Shava and other embassy officials. The President is expected to attend the climate summit to be held on Tuesday and the General Assembly will open on Wednesday.
Mugabe will address the assembly in his capacity as head of state, SADC chairperson and incoming African Union c hairperson. New York is a plum trip and once again Mugabe is being accompanied by a huge entourage of hangers on. Mugabe has just returned from China, Singapore and South Africa.