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ENTERPRISE, Alabama (WTVY) — This week, Enterprise Electronics Corp. (EEC), a locally founded and globally recognized company, hosted visitors from the Tanzanian government. Tanzania is an East African country that is home to safari mecca, Serengeti National Park and Kilimanjaro National Park.

Officials were in the business of finalizing the purchase of CEE Doppler weather systems which will be used to help protect people and property in their country.

Kasaka, Mayor Cooper, Dr. Kijazi and Lamar(Kay Kirkland | Company Town)

During the visit, the seven Tanzanian government officials shared their culture and invited their hosts to visit their country in the future.

EEC Chief Executive Richard Stedronsky, Programs Manager Patrick Lamar and Finance Manager Nicole Powell worked closely with Dr Agnes Kijazi, Chief Executive of the Tanzania Meteorological Authority (TMA) and Permanent Representative of Tanzania to the World Meteorological Organization.

The visiting party also included Engineer Aron Kasaka, Director of Transport Services, Ministry of Public Works and Transport; Engineer Mugundu Rambika, Senior Meteorological Engineer; Benedicto Katole, Meteorological Engineer, Head of Finance and Accounting, Michael Ntagazawa, Head of Supply Services Tumaini Hiluka, and Head of International Cooperation, Wilbert Muruje.

William E. Cooper, Mayor of Enterprise and City Administrator Jonathan Tullos were among the group to meet visitors and welcome them to the City of Progress. “We’re glad to have you on Enterprise. It’s an honor to meet you all,” Cooper said. . It’s good to know that these systems made right here in Enterprise are going to help people and valuable assets for the life of your country.

Cooper presented Dr. Kijazi with a key to the city and, after sharing the story of the Boll Weevil Monument, a replica of the statue. He also gave each visitor a town coin to make sure they remembered their visit to southern Alabama. Dr Kijazi expressed his thanks for the hospitality and said they were impressed with the city.

Dr. Kijazi is presented with a key to the city.
Dr. Kijazi is presented with a key to the city.(Kay Kirkland | Company Town)

The weather radar systems being sent to Tanzania were tested this week. They will be used to extend the TMA’s weather radar network. These new tools will further help the TMA track weather conditions and collect data to improve agriculture, public safety and transportation. EEC leaders said the ability to plan and act on accurate weather forecasts provides a vital service to their respective customers and communities.

EEC, founded at Enterprise in 1971, is the world’s leading manufacturer of weather radar and data collection systems, with 1,200 systems in more than 100 countries.

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