PUMA Energy Tanzania commends new SADC chairman President Magufuli

19Aug 2019
The Guardian Reporter
Dar es Salaam
The Guardian
PUMA Energy Tanzania commends new SADC chairman President Magufuli

PUMA Energy Tanzania has hailed President John Magufuli for becoming the new chairman of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) commending him for laying out concrete plans to take forward the bloc’s development initiatives.

Puma Energy Tanzania managing director Dominic Dhanah makes remarks to journalists in Dar es Salaam yesterday, including congratulating President John Magufuli on his assumption of the Southern African Development Community chairmanship. Photo: Guardian Correspondent

During the closure of the 39th summit of the bloc yesterday in Dar es Salaam, Puma Energy executive director Dominic Dhanah also commended the move taken by SADC to declare Kiswahili as its fourth official language after English, French and Portuguese.

According to him, President Magufuli has showed how eager he is to take the bloc to great lengths  as it was yet to tap the full potentials of its vast resources.

Dhanah assured that the company is going to support the efforts to make sure that they are attained especially in the energy sector.

“Puma Energy has offices in 13 SDC member states, so we hope that by having human resources in those countries we are going to support initiatives and help steer the region to an accelerated growth,” he said

According to him, Puma Energy has contributed 300m/- to support the 39th summit vowing to continue working closely with the government towards making Tanzania an industrial economy.

“The company is also prepared to provide to the government profit dividends reaching 11bn/- in the year 2018/19 from the previous 8bn/- issued in 2017/18.” He added