Be strong,deliver competitive services to your members, Mwinyi to ZSSF

06Jan 2021
By Guardian Reporter
The Guardian
Be strong,deliver competitive services to your members, Mwinyi to ZSSF

ZANZIBAR President Dr Hussein Ali Mwinyi has said his government would take appropriate and timely action to ensure that the Zanzibar Social Security Fund (ZSSF) continues to be strong and deliver competitive services to its members.

Zanzibar President Dr Hussein Ali Mwinyi.

Dr Mwinyi made the remarks yesterday when inaugurating ZSSF's new building located in Tibirinzi, Chake Chake District, South Pemba Region as part of marking the 57th anniversary of the Zanzibar Revolution. The function was also attended by the Zanzibar’s First Vice President Maalim Seif Sharif Hamad.

He also said that he’s interested to see the fund is managed by leaders who are vigilant and refrain from acts of embezzlement, corruption, and theft.

The eighth-phase governmence will work closely with ZSSF in ensuring that the fund delivers the expected results to its members, he said.

He insisted that the government will ensure that members of the fund live without worrying about the fate of the investments they invest in, which are often the mainstays of life after retirement.

Dr Mwinyi said ZSSF officials must ensure that the implementation of the good intentions of using the deposits of the members of the fund they collect is accompanied by strong plans to manage the investment. He encouraged the fund’s leaders to ensure that the money invested provides returns and all activities of the fund are wisely executed.

“Make sure that the amount of money required to pay the benefits of retired members and the various benefits are available at all times without any inconvenience and inconvenience,” he said.

He said that the presence of ultra-modern office buildings is an important step in the efforts to attract more investors to Pemba, urging ZSSF officials to ensure that the procedures for renting out the shops located in the new Michenzani Mall and Thabit Kombo buildings are in place. Read

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