President Samia hails CRDB for its corporate social investment

By: | Blog | September 10, 2021 04:56

The President of the United Republic of Tanzania, Samia Suluhu Hassan has praised CRDB Bank Plc’s recent crusade to contribute to socio-economic development.

The President has made such uplifting remark during the climax of the coveted Kizimkazi festival that saw the completion of medical staff houses and Kizimkazi Dimbani ward office projects that were funded by the bank, handed over before her.

President Samia has further asserted that the government is proud having been in lengthy development ties with the CRDB bank as she was devolved Sh300 million worth of projects. The upbeat President in similar tone, with CRDB seemed to have won her heart already too often in social corporate endeavors, she has placed the country’s largest lender on top of the Private-Public Partnerships (PPP)’s pecking order particularly in attaining the set goals of Tanzania Development Vision by 2025.

“Building this nation has neither been an individual nor government’s mission, I should take this chance to applaud CRDB Bank for taking on initiatives to solve challenges face communities. You have made us all proud for supporting health sector by making sure Kizimkazi Dimbani residents access to better social services, it is plain to see that you are real definition of a partisan bank,” ended President Samia.

On different occasion, President Samia heaped praise on successful Kizimkazi festival 2021 edition which mainly focused on encouraging communities to promote their culture and increase economic inclusion to the people by displaying untapped, available Tanzanian cultural opportunities. The festival featured trainings to more than 500 entrepreneurs on natural products innovation, financial literacy, business management and other different traditional games.

She also calls for the Tanzanian natives to stop embracing foreign cultures to salvage their own. Upon that calling, the Ministry of Information, Culture, Arts and Sports was urged to provide cognitive education on the importance of preserving and cherishing local culture.

On the other note, she says that communities should be encouraged to take part in diverse cultural festivities in an effort to help pro-mote and sustain cultural and artistry systems in Tanzanian context.

“This bank has shown by vivid example that if we immensely invest in culture, we shall unlock as many economic opportunities by creating a steady domestic market for cultural and artistic products. Through this Kizimkazi Festival, I ask the respective ministry from now onward to forge strategies to establish the likes of the cultural festivities in every zone, with this deem a potential move towards promoting cultures of various places and stimulating tourism,” emphasizes Madame President.

The Citizen