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.
Projects big job creators…30,000 to get direct employment and 600,000 will be indirect beneficiaries
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THE Government yesterday announced that thousands of jobs would be created by ongoing huge projects, including the State-funded construction of the country’s first ever standard gauge railway line from Morogoro to Dodoma, representing 30,000 new direct jobs and 600,000 indirect ones.
President John Magufuli stated that the move would go a long way towards narrowing the unemployment gap in the country. He made the announcement yesterday when laying a foundation stone of the 7trn/- worth 426km-long line whose construction is implemented by the Turkish based firm Yapi Merkezi and supervised by the State-run Tanzania Railways Corporation (TRC).
Tanzania pushes to get more tourists from the West
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From our Correspondent in Berlin
11 March 2018
TANZANIA is using the ongoing five-day world tourism expo in Germany to attract more tourists from Europe and America.
The exhibition known as Internationalle Tourismus Borse (ITB), is the world largest and Tanzania is showcasing its tourist attractions among 187 countries participating in the show.
Tanzania’s delegation is led by the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism, Major General Gaudence Milanzi.
The Tanzania Tourist Board (TTB) Managing Director, Ms Devota Mdachi, said the Tanzania pavilion is one of the major attractions among more than 10,000 exhibitors because of Tanzania’s natural beauties and the hospitality of its people.
Tanzania is trading itself confidently in the show under a slogan: Tanzania, Africa’s best safari country, she said, adding that “now that many people are visiting us with enquiries, we are very, very hopeful.
Tanzania financial markets among the best in Africa - Study
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By DAILY NEWS Reporter
09 March 2018
TANZANIA financial markets have been rated on 11 slots in Africa overall index after scoring 44 per cent, heading to sustainable and inclusive growth.
The index report, the first of its kind to be issued by Barclays Africa Group, showed that the country has beaten Egypt, Morocco and Ivory Coast. Launching the report yesterday, Barclays Tanzania Managing Director, Abdi Mohamed, said the Africa Financial Market Index (AFMI) advocates for the expansion and deepening of financial markets across the continent.
“The Index provides countries with valuable insights and tools to improve the state of their financial markets,” Mr Mohamed told reporters yesterday. The survey of the stock markets of 17 African countries showed that Tanzania scored 44 per cent in the continent ahead of the likes Morocco (42%) Ivory Coast (41%) and Egypt (39%).
South Africa with a score of 92 per cent was ranked first. AFMI measures six pillars namely depth and breadth per instrument or product that can be traded, access to foreign exchange, market transparency, tax and regulations, macroeconomic opportunity, legality and enforceability.
Tanzania’s energy uncovered Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG): the fuel that could power Tanzania’s economy tomorrow
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By Beatus Rwechungura; 06 March 2018
ENERGY supply is one of the greatest challenges facing the planet as traditional fuel sources such as coal and oil run out. This is on top of the mounting condemnation from communities determined to tackle climate change and pollution.
Coupled with the unrelenting upsurge in demand for energy, it is obvious that effective solutions are urgently needed. As we face this massive challenge, the question then is how can we provide reliable, affordable and sustainable energy for a growing population? This question does not have a simple answer, but it is constantly at the forefront of the energy industry’s mind.