Retired Tanzanian President, Jakaya Kikwete has described the overdue Ambassador Celestine Mushy as an lively chief and a real patriot to his nation.
Eulogising the departed Tanzanian envoy to Austria on Tuesday, the previous President mentioned the Ambassador is credited for operating relentlessly in keeping up the rustic’s symbol within the world group.
“It is disheartening and very unfortunate that death has robbed us of an energetic young envoy,” the previous president mentioned.
Divulging on Mr Mushy’s diplomatic profession, the retired chief mentioned the previous was once amongst his depended on foot infantrymen when he headed the international docket.
“The late Ambassador joined the Ministry back in 1999 and he’ll be remembered for his zeal and readiness to serve in every diplomatic mission,” Dr Kikwete defined.
Thanks to his sheer exhausting paintings, Dr Kikwete recalled how the overdue Ambassador was once deployed to the Tanzanian Embassy in New York following a different request from the previous Prime Minister, Edward Lowassa.
According to Dr Kikwete, the previous Premier had expressed a want and a private want of getting the overdue Mushy serving within the nation’s project within the United States of America to fill in a emptiness.
Mr Mushy would proceed serving in america even after Lowassa’s resignation.
The former President additional disclosed that it did not come as a marvel to him when President Samia Suluhu Hassan appointed the diplomat as the rustic’s consultant in Austria.
“He was indeed a dedicated civil servant and this is manifested in his track record,” he mentioned.
The envoy was once additionally an enduring consultant of the United Republic of Tanzania to different world organisations in Vienna, Austria.
Recently, President Samia Suluhu Hassan additionally mourned the fallen ambassador, describing him as an individual with an immense contribution to the general public provider and the diplomatic international.
“I am deeply saddened by the news of the death of Celestine Mushi… we have lost a person who had great contribution in diplomacy and public service,” tweeted the Head of State.
He was once appointed by way of President Samia because the Ambassador of Tanzania to Austria in January this yr.
On May 5, 2022, he offered his credentials to the President of the Republic of Austria, Alexander Van der Bellen.
The overdue Ambassador whose stays have been interred at his rural house in Kibosho street, Kilimanjaro area died in Mkata space, Handeni District in Tanga after a sedan he was once travelling in collided head on with an oncoming truck earlier than bursting into flames.
He is survived by way of one spouse and two youngsters.
Author: Daily News