BY\ M.A. Egge
The Hass Petroleum dealers has availed varieties of its products in a well attended exhibition in held at the city’s Maansoor Hotel yesterday.
Amongst those who graced the function that raised the veil on the mainly motor lubricants that they distribute in the country are several past and present cabinet ministers viz the minister of Commerce Hon. Dr. Muse Kasim, Deputy Public works minister Hon. Ali Abdi Sa’iq, local Hass Representative Ali Abdirizak Ibrahim Mohammed, the company’s Kenyan official Eng. James Wakiro and local national chamber Chief Mr. Mohamed Shukri Hulul.
The company took by storm local petroleum and its products distribution after Total’s departure from local market.
Mr. Ibrahim expressed his happiness and pleasure on the occasion saying that the company’s products were already amongst those which have been tested well hence excelled in various countries.
“We distribute and market quality products and are prompt tax-payers”, he said.
Former cabinet minister Abdillahi Geeljire noted that the company was the most prominent petroleum dealer in the country and that it is also at the fore-front in social projects especially alms giving.
Hon. Musa welcomed the company’s dutiful gesture of lowering the prices of petroleum products following subsequent world prices plummeting.
“The state sincerely welcomes your action of lowering the prices”, he said.
He called upon local gas stations to follow suit and noted that any popular brands of any products do sell well.
The national commerce chamber boss Mr. Mohammed Shukri Hulul equally welcomed the introduction of the products and personally vouched for their high quality.
Engineer James Wakiro who has worked for the company in Kenya for the past 13 years spoke at length about the quality and indispensible functions of the products that they dealt in.