The Board of Directors of British American Tobacco Zimbabwe (Holdings) Limited (“the Board”) notifies shareholders that British American Tobacco Zimbabwe (Holdings) Limited (“the Company”) will not be publishing the Abridged Audited Financial Statements for the year ended 31 December 2019 by 29 May 2020, as previously communicated.

The delay is as a result of the delay in finalisation of the financial statements, caused by the lockdown, necessiated by the Covid-19 pandemic.

The Board further advises that the Abridged Audited Financial Statements for year ended 31 December 2019, will be published by no later than 15 June 2020, per approval from the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange.

By Order of the Board

Pauline Kadembo
Company Secretary