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.
Tourism-promotion project REGROW set for launching today
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By DAILY NEWS Reporter
12 February 2018
TANZANIA is set to record yet another milestone on the improvement of management of natural resources and tourism assets in its southern sphere, as the Resilient Natural Resource for Tourism and Growth (REGROW) project officially kicks off today.
The project seeks to improve the management of natural resources and tourism assets in priority areas, to increase access to alternative livelihood activities for targeted communities. Vice-President Samia Suluhu Hassan is expected to preside over the project’s launch at Kihesa grounds in Iringa, according to the Acting Head of the Government Communications Unit in the Ministry of Tourism and Natural Resources, Mr Hamza Temba.
Dar supremacy in economic inclusion... Here is the top secret
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By DAILY NEWS Reporters
29 January 2018
UPGRADED infrastructure, health services, free education policy, anti-corruption fight and well-performing social security schemes are among factors that helped Tanzania to emerge the best inclusive economy in Africa, it has been revealed.
The World Economic Forum (WEF), through its Inclusive Development Index (IDI), has listed Tanzania the top in inclusive economy among African countries in 2018. It ranked the country the 48th in worldwide grading.
Speaking in an exclusive interview with the ‘Daily News’ yesterday, the Executive Secretary of the National Economic Empowerment Council (NEEC), Ms Beng’i Issa, mentioned other factors that propelled Tanzania to the top as local ownership of businesses and availability of social and financial services.
NEEC is a strategic leader in facilitating, coordinating and monitoring implementation of the National Economic Empowerment Policy that aims at guiding Tanzanians to a strong national economy through an encouraging business environment and fair economic participation. “We will strive to emphasise on local content component to enable our people to benefit from development projects like the standard gauge railway and the oil pipeline from Hoima in Uganda to Tanga port in Tanzania,” said Ms Issa.
Dar best democracy in EAC
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By ALVAR MWAKYUSA and ANNE ROBI
Daily News, 08 February 2018
ADHERENCE to the rule of law under the Fifth Phase Government of President John Magufuli has propelled Tanzania to emerge the best democracy in East Africa and 13th in Sub-Sahara Africa, with the country recording an overall score of 5.47.
Kenya and Uganda have been ranked second and third in East Africa respectively while in Sub-Sahara Africa, they are on position 15 and 17, correspondingly, according to latest findings contained in the Democracy Index 2017 titled, “Free speech under attack”. Speaking at a news conference in Dar es Salaam yesterday, the Director of Tanzania Information Services (Maelezo), Dr Hassan Abbas, said the index is based on five criteria namely the electoral process, civil liberties, the functioning of the government, pluralism, participation and political culture.