HARARE:Sir Nicholas Soames, the son to the last Governor of the then Southern Rhodesia, Lord Soames has met President Robert Mugabe at State House in Harare today.

Speaking after meeting President Mugabe, Sir Nicholas expressed hope that his visit will open a new chapter of relations between Zimbabwe and the UK.

He also said he has vivid memories of Zimbabwe and its leadership.

The meeting took place just after the arrival of President Robert Mugabe from Pretoria, where he attended the Bi-National Commission (BNC) Meeting between Zimbabwe and South Africa yesterday.

 On arrival at the Harare International Airport, he was met by Vice President Phelekezela Mphoko, Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa and several government officials.