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.
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.
Dar tops in inclusive economy
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By SUNDAY NEWS Reporter
28 January 2018
THE World Economic Forum (WEF) has listed Tanzania top in inclusive economy among African countries in 2018.
Inclusive growth is economic growth that creates opportunity for all segments of the population and distributes the dividends of increased prosperity, both in monetary and non-monetary terms, fairly across society. According to a report released by WEF through its project the ‘Inclusive Development Index (IDI)’, Tanzania has been ranked top in inclusive economy in Africa due to strong implementation of various economic policies, which enabled ‘wananchi’ to participate fully in economic activities.