Dr Magufuli funeral: PM thanks Tanzanians for their solidarity

08Apr 2021
The Guardian Reporter
The Guardian
Dr Magufuli funeral: PM thanks Tanzanians for their solidarity

PRIME Minister Kassim Majaliwa has thanked Tanzanians for showing solidarity during and after the funeral of the late President Dr John Magufuli.

He was speaking when addressing the media at Dodoma airport after he arrived  from  Zanzibar where he attended the 49th anniversary  of the Isles first President   Abeid Aman Karume.

“I thank Tanzanians for the support they have showed and the patience they have demonstrated, may they continue maintaining it,” he said.

On the same note, the PM  use the opportunity to thank the president Samia Suluhu Hassan for the directives she has been giving which made the national state funeral to coordinate activities.

He also thanked the government of Zanzibar for the support through the co-chair who is the Zanzibar second Vice President Hemed Suleiman Abdulla.

PM Majaliwa also asked the Tanzanians to continue working harder so that the country can achieve its development goals.

President Magufuli died last month at Mzena hospital in Dar es Salaam aged 61. He was buried on 26th this month at his home village Milimani, Chato District Geita Region. Flags flew at half-mast in Tanzania, as the country began a 21-day mourning period.

Then Vice President Samia Suluhu Hassan was sworn in as the East African country’s first female President.

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