Message from Ambassador
It is my honour and priviledge to welcome you to the official website of the Embassy of the United Republic of Tanzania in Paris, France. The Embassy covers both bilateral and multilateral issues. At the bilateral level the Embassy is accredited to France, Portugal, Spain and Tunisia.
At the multilateral level the Embassy is accredited to the United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), Bureau of International Exhibitions (BIE), Animal Health Organisation (OIE) and follows proceedings of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OEDC), all based in Paris, France. The Embassy is also accredited to the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) based in Madrid, Spain.
The prime objective of our Embassy is to strengthen and enhance bilateral as well as multilateral relations between Tanzania and the countries of our accreditation as well as with the International Organisations in our purview. We are also charged with the responsibility of implementing Economic Diplomacy which is the main thrust of the Tanzania's Foreign Policy of the 21st century. Top on our agenda is the promotion of Tanzania as an investment, tourism and business destination.
Tanzania tourist attractions highlighted at major stakeholders’ show
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From FLORENCE MUGARULA in Durban
10 May 2018
SOUTH Africa Minister for Tourism, Mr. Derek Hanekom, has invited tourists across the world to visit Ngorongoro Crater and Serengeti National Park. He has emphasized that out there, tourists can witness largest concentrations of wild animals and the most spectacular migration of animals on the planet. The minister was addressing hundreds of thousands of tourism stakeholders who are attending the ongoing 2018 Africa’s Travel Indaba trade show in Durban, South Africa. He said: “In Tanzania, the Ngorongoro Crater Nature Reserve has the largest concentration of wild animals in the world.
In the Serengeti, tourists can witness the most spectacular migration of animals on the planet.” Mr Hanekom also cited several tourist attractions in various African countries. He told the audience that in Africa, people were most welcoming to visitors, applying their own unique flair and way of hosting guests professionally. “
Dar registers 2.4trl/- new mega investment projects
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08 May 2018
THE Tanzania Investment Centre (TIC) registered 89 new major projects valued at 1,057.37 million US Dollars (2.4tri/-) between January and April, 2018, thanks to improved investment environment.
TIC Executive Director, Geoffrey Mwambe told a news conference in Dar es Salaam, yesterday, that the projects are expected to create 18,000 employment opportunities in three years of their implementation.
According to him, the country was on track towards realising the industrial economy dream, as many of those projects were centred on investing in industries followed by transport, construction sector, agriculture and real estate, among others “We are glad that these investment projects will increase employment opportunities and for the country to realise its ambitious target of middle income economy, it has to create more employment opportunities,’’ he said.
Serengeti voted best tourist choice
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MARC NKWAME in Arusha
20 April 2018
TANZANIA'S second largest National Park, the Serengeti, has beat South-Africa's famous Kruger National Park in being the continent's most popular tourist destination as per recent survey.
In a poll by Google Surveys for UK-based Africa travel experts 'Tanzania Odyssey,' Serengeti was the safari destination most known by respondents at 44.8 percent, with South Africa's Kruger National Park getting 43.2 percent. Serengeti, which was also described to be easily accessible by road and on air, is famous for its annual wildebeest migration.
The survey, which was conducted this April, also sought to find out what people's idea of going on safari is and what they expected to experience. Nearly 40 percent said they thought they would see enormous exotic animals, such as lions, elephants and giraffes, while 38 percent others said they believed they would encounter wide, open plains.
Natural gas uses save 22tri/-
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DAILY NEWS Reporter
16 April 2018
POWER generation through natural gas has helped the government to save 10 billion US dollars (over 22tri/-) in 13-year period, according to Tanzania Petroleum Development Corporation (TPDC).
The government saved amount after it started using natural gas in power generation in 2004 to December 2017. TPDC’s researcher Engineer Aristides Kato said over the weekend that during the period, the country gained other opportunities, thanks to the presence of natural gas.
He named the opportunities as establishment of construction companies, creation of job opportunities, port improvement, establishment of security companies and various colleges.
Speaking at a TPDC organised seminar for editors and journalists on the corporation’s strategic plans ahead of building up an industrial economic country, Engineer Kato said so far 50 per cent of electricity in the country is generated from natural gas.