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.
Diamonds are forever and so is Tanzanite
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From DAILY NEWS Reporter in Mirerani
07 April 2018
THERE are more than 1.76 billion tonnes of Tanzanite yet to be excavated and that the rare gemstones will still be mined in the next 25 years.
President John Magufuli revealed in Mirerani on Friday that at the current rate of extracting 54 tonnes per year, depleting the nearly 2 billion tonnes of the rare blue gemstones from the Block C’ quarry alone will take up to 2042, but there is even bigger chance of fresh Tanzanite reserves to be found as time goes by.
Dar get high fuel efficient Dreamliner
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Dar leads EAC in fight, defence of human rights
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By FAUSTINE KAPAMA
27 March 2018
TANZANIA leads the East African Community in defending and protecting human rights of its citizens and other individuals following accession to the Protocol in the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights.
Besides, Tanzania has also made a declaration recognising the competence of the Court to receive cases from non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and from individuals. According to the Court’s summary, Tanzania is one of eight countries among 30 states that have ratified the protocol and also declared the court’s competence in recognising cases from NGOs and individuals. The other countries are Benin, Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Mali, Malawi and Republic of Tunisia.
Sweden hails ‘highly inspiring’ Dar industrial drive
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SWEDEN has described Tanzania’s industrialisation drive as highly inspiring, pledging firm support towards the dream realisation.
Swedish Ambassador to Tanzania, Katarina Rangnitt, in an interview with the ‘Daily News’ in Dar es Salaam, yesterday, said her country was strategically supporting the drive through power projects.
“The country’s devotion to industrialisation is indeed inspiring...and Sweden is proudly supporting the drive through the cooperation we have in the energy sector,” said Ms Rangnitt.
She said parallel to development cooperation, increased trade remains the main driving force for Tanzania’s economic development, “
Our own experience testifies the importance of international trade for development...countries that erect unnecessary trade barriers experience slower economic growth.”
The Ambassador affirmed that Swedish companies are ready to increase their trading partnerships in Tanzania, both as exporters and importers. “