State Minister for Foreign Affairs TSUJI Kiyoto visited Tanzania

State Minister for Foreign Affairs TSUJI Kiyoto paid a visit to Tanzania from 21st to 22nd May, 2024.
On 21 May, State Minister Tsuji󠄀 inspected the Gerezani Bridge, which was constructed with Japanese assistance, and was briefed by a representative of the Tanzania National Roads Authority (TANROADS) that Japanese assistance had not only helped ease traffic congestions but had also contributed to economic development in the area.
On the same day, State Minister Tsuji󠄀 visited the Dar es Salaam Vocational Training School, where JICA (Japan International Cooperation Agency) volunteer is dispatched to provide instruction in mechanical engineering. He observed the training provided by the JICA volunteer and exchanged views with representatives of the vocational training school on the school's initiatives and challenges, as well as the cooperation with JICA.
Patrol boat1
Patrol boat2
On the 22nd, State Minister Tsuji󠄀 inspected a patrol boat provided by UNDP with Japanese assistance. He was briefed by the officials of Tanzanian Prime Minister's Office and UNDP that the provision of the patrol boat contributes not only to combating illegal fishing but also to maritime security. State Minister Tsuji stated that the government of Japan would continue to support Tanzania's efforts to ensure maritime security.
Minister Makamba1
Minister Makamba2
State Minister Tsuji󠄀 had a bilateral meeting with Hon. January Yusuf Makamba, Minister for Foreign Affairs and East African Cooperation of the United Republic of Tanzania. He stated that Japan will continue to work closely with Tanzania, which has always maintained peace and stability in the country and respected the rule of law since its independence, including strengthening maritime security. They also exchanged their views to further strengthen bilateral relations, including in the business sector, as well as the TICAD (Tokyo International Conference on African Development) Ministerial Meeting which will be held in Japan in August this year.
Mr. Teri1
Mr. Teri2
State Minister Tsuji also met with Mr. Gilead Teri, Executive Director of the Tanzania Investment Centre, to exchange views on strengthening ties with Tanzania, an important country in the rapidly developing East African region that is blessed with rich human resources. They also discussed initiatives to improve the business environment in Tanzania.