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.
TZ shines on human capital index front
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DAILY NEWS Reporter, 23/10/2018
TANZANIA has outshone some of its East African Community (EAC) neighbours in the Human Capital Index released in Indonesia last week.
The country posted a 0.40 score in the World Bank’s first edition index which ranks 157 global countries based on their education and health outcomes and the impact they are having on productivity.
The East African nation comes second after Kenya which registered a score of 0.52 in the survey which also aggregates data from four indicators, including under fives mortality rates, expected learning adjusted years of school, adult survival rates, and stunting rates.
According to the index, 95 out of 100 children born in Tanzania now survive to see their fifth birthday. Similarly, a Tanzanian child who starts school at age four can expect to complete 7.8 years of school by his or her 18th birthday.
250bn/- Selander project’s deal sealed
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PLANS to decorate and decongest Dar es Salaam city received fresh impetus yesterday, with the contract for construction of the modern Selander Bridge Flyover signed.
The government signed the deal with South Korean GS Engineering & Construction Co Ltd for execution of the three-year project.
President John Magufuli and South Korean Prime Minister Lee Nak-yon witnessed the agreement signing between Tanzania Roads Agency (TANROADS) and the contractor at the State House in Dar es Salaam.
Dr Magufuli said the 250bn/- project, besides addressing chronic traffic jams on the old Selander Bridge, it will also beautify the city.
Dar–Moro SGR stretch for timely completion
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KATARE MBASHIRU, 19/07/2018
PEOPLE travelling from Dar es Salaam to Morogoro will have every reason to smile come November 2019, as the company undertaking the 2.7 tri/- Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) project, Yapi Merkez, maintains that it is committed to beat the deadline.
As of June, 2018 the construction work for the first phase from Dar es Salaam to Morogoro had reached 16 per cent, according to Yapi Merkez Planning Chief, Enis Eryilmaz.
According to him, next month, the contractor will start laying of tracks, a move that will increase confidence in many Tanzanians who are eagerly waiting for an electronic train.
Equally, Tanzania Railway Corporation (TRC), Assistant Project Manager, Engineer Machibwa Masanja insisted on Tuesday that by the end of this month, the construction works is expected to reach 18 per cent.
JPM African liberation hero
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…Medal to be presented by ex-Mozambican President Chissano
FORMER Mozambican President Joaquim Chissano is expected to present an award to President John Magufuli after emerging winner of the African Liberation Medal, the award committee told the ‘Daily News’ yesterday.
The award is given to leaders for their contributions towards political and economic liberation in African countries.