Board Chariman of Taifa Gas & Businessman Rostam Aziz hands over Covid-19 protection equipment

Tanzania businessman and board chairman of Taifa gas Tanzania Limited Rostam Aziz has on Thursday, April 16, 2020 provided Covid-19 protective equipment worth over one billion that will be used in city commuters, health workers and densely populated areas.

The equipment include 6,000 sanitizers and dispensers for the Dar es Salaam commuter transport, 70,000 masks for health workers and 25 body sanitizer machines that will be installed in congested areas of the city including market places.

The donation was the fulfillment of Mr Aziz’s promise he made before the Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa on 8 April, 2020. Handing over the equipment to Dar es Salaam RC Paul Makonda on Thursday 16 April, 2020, Mr Aziz asked other business people to support the government on the war against the disease.

“This is what is being done by other businessmen all over the world. We can’t leave our government’s to fight the war alone.” he said

businessman and Board chairman of National Gas company Rostam Aziz has donated shs. One billion, National Gas Company has donated shs. 100 million.

Upon receiving the grant, the Prime Minister on behalf of President Dr. Magufuli thanked the stakeholders for the various contributions they made to combat COVID-19 as the materials and funds they provided will help the Government in tackling the disease.

Earlier, the country’s top businessman, Rostam Aziz said he had donated shs. One billion of which he has invested in buying hand sanitizers that will be used by Dar es Salaam and Zanzibar adventurers to use before boarding the transport, thus protecting themselves.

Also, the businessman has used the opportunity to congratulate President Dr. John Magufuli for guiding Tanzanians with wisdom and prudence and avoiding misery as has happened in other nations. He congratulated the Prime Minister and the Minister of Health, Social Development, Gender, Elderly and Children on the way they are involved in the corona response.