‘Our sincere condolences go to his families and the Zimbabwean people, on behalf of the countries of the organization. May his soul rest in eternal peace,’ he added.
Leaders from around the world have been sending to Harare messages of sorrow for Mugabe’s passing awa.
Mugabe passed away on Friday at age 95 at a hospital in Singapore, where he had been admitted since last April.
From 1980, when Zimbabwe managed to become independent from the United Kingdom, until November 2017, he ruled over the destinies of that southern African country, first as prime minister and since 1987 as president.