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 port set to gain on Zambia, DR Congo major road project
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TANZANIA is set to benefit from a new route which will open up SADC trade corridor to capture and channel trade flows from Zambia and DR Congo to Dar es Salaam port.
Zambia and DR Congo begin upgrading of 182km Kasomeno-Kasenga- Chalwe-Mwenda road to dual carriageway through a public-private partnership next year to feed into the Dar es Salaam port currently undergoing major upgrading work to increase its handling capacity from its present 13.8m tonnes of cargo per annum, to 28m tonnes by 2020.
Serengeti thrills Obama family
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DAILY NEWS Reporter, 15/07/2018
FORMER US President Barack Obama wound up his eight-day vacation in Serengeti National Park yesterday, showering praises on Tanzania’s superb conservation of the tourist attractions.
Speaking at Kilimanjaro International Airport upon arrival from Grumeti in Serengeti, Mr Obama said the world’s famous Serengeti has been the thriller and eye-opener for him and his family.
He described the Serengeti as the unique heritage that Tanzania should strive to maintain, imploring other countries to emulate Tanzania in sustainably conserving their heritages.
Dar secures 900bn/- for SGR, power plant projects
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DAILY NEWS Reporter
TRADE and Development Bank (TDB) has pledged a 400 million US dollar (about 900bn/-) soft loan to the government for construction of the central Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) and gas plant in Kilwa District, Lindi Region.
TDB President Admassu Tadesse said yesterday that his bank has allocated 200 million dollars for the SGR and 200 million dollars for gas power plant.
Mr Tadesse met and discussed various issues related to the two projects with Finance and Planning Minister Dr Philip Mpango as well as Energy Minister Dr Medard Kalemani.
He said Tanzania is one of the bank’s big stakeholders, adding that TDB is ready to cooperate in the execution of various development projects in the country.
Dreamliner arrival sparks great hopes
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DAILY NEWS Reporters
BOEING 787-8-Dreamliner touched the Tanzanian soil last evening, confirming the government’s resolve to reclaim the country’s lost glory in the domestic air transport industry.
There are clear indications that Tanzania may soon become both the regional air transport and tourism hub.
According to Air Tanzania Company Limited (ATCL), the new aircraft is scheduled for domestic flights for one month before launching its first international route to Mumbai, India.
ATCL Head of Business Lily Fungamtama said the Dreamliner, with a 15-hour cruise capacity, will initially fly from Julius Nyerere International Airport (JNIA) to Kilimanjaro and Mwanza airports.