State leader hails business achievements of Viettel Tanzania company hinh anh 1President Truong Tan Sang and Halotel representatives (Source: VNA)
Dodoma (VNA) – President Truong Tan Sang visited the Viettel Tanzania (Halotel) Company – a member of the military-run telecom group Viettel in the East African country and talked online to Vietnamese workers at the company’s branches.

Operating since October 2014, the telecoms company now has 250 Vietnamese employees and 1,400 Tanzanians. It boasts 1 million subscribers and has established an 18,000km optical cable system to Tanzania’s far-flung areas.

Delighted at the company’s business outcomes, the Vietnamese State leader asked the Halotel staff to maintain business efficiency in order to bring about benefits for both sides.

As the Tanzanian people wholeheartedly supported Vietnam during its past struggle for national liberation, Halotel, through its business activities, should maintain its commitments not to betray Tanzanians’ trust, he stressed.

He also requested Vietnamese workers to promote the image of the Vietnamese land and people and culture to Tanzanian friends in order to consolidate the two countries’ friendship.

At the meeting, a Halotel representative urged Party and State leaders to coordinate with Tanzania to fast-track the signing of an agreement on the avoidance of double taxation.

The same day, President Truong Tan Sang visited the Benjamin Special Economic Zone in Dar-es-Salaam city.

Tanzania is the first leg of President Truong Tan Sang’s African and Middle East tour from March 9-15.-VNA