from MARCUS MUSHONGA in Harare, Zimbabwe
HARARE – FINACIAL giant, Old Mutual, has pledged to partner the Zimbabwean government and stakeholders to rebuild the country.
Jonas Mushosho, Old Mutual Zimbabwe and Rest of Africa Chief Executive Officer, made the pledge in Harare following the relisting of the firm in the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE).
“As a primary custodian of the savings and investments of the nation, Old Mutual must play its role in ushering in ‘Zimbabwe is Open for Business’,” he said on Tuesday at a gala dinner tagged, Old Mutual Zimbabwe Anchoring in Africa.
President Emmerson Mnangagwa attended the event.
“We fully heed your (Mnangagwa’s) call for us to work together to turn this country around and set it on a new path of growth and economic transformation,” Mushosho said.
“Starting today, we must pursue the enormous growth opportunities out there and tackle the challenges that must be overcome to create a society defined by stability and inclusive prosperity.”
Mushosho expressed hope for the resuscitation of the economy, based on partnerships and credibility.
“We believe there is no limit to what we can achieve when we combine abilities and resources with integrity, courage and determination.”
Mushosho disclosed his company would invest in education, renewable energy and agriculture.
– CAJ News