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Puma Energy Launches New $3m Aviation Fuel Depot In Zim

Yesterday, Puma Energy made a significant $3 million investment in Zimbabwe’s energy infrastructure by opening a new aviation fuel depot at the Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport.

High-profile figures including Energy and Power Development Minister Edgar Moyo, Transport and Infrastructure Development Deputy Minister Joshua Sacco, Energy and Power Development Deputy Minister Yeukai Simbanegavi, Puma Energy Africa CEO Fadi Mitri, and Puma Energy Zimbabwe General Manager Donatien Kadog attended the inauguration ceremony.

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Minister Moyo spoke highly of the new facility, emphasizing its importance in reducing supply chain disruptions and meeting the growing demands of various economic sectors serviced through the aviation industry. He stressed that this investment aligns with Zimbabwe’s National Development Strategy 1 and is a crucial step in creating an enabling environment for economic growth, with infrastructure development being a key priority.

Deputy Minister Sacco also praised Puma Energy Zimbabwe for its leadership in sustainable practices, highlighting the company’s involvement in solarization projects that contribute to decarbonization. He commended Puma’s genuine commitment to the country’s economic advancement.

Overall, the new aviation fuel depot is expected to play a crucial role in bolstering Zimbabwe’s energy infrastructure, enhancing fuel security, and supporting the growth of the aviation sector and broader economy in alignment with the nation’s development goals.

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