TANZANIA HIGH COMMISSION IN NIGERIA CELEBRATES 50TH UNIION ANNIVERSARY AND REQUESTS NIGERIANS TO INVEST IN TANZANIA
The Nigeria business community and the general public have been invited to invest and visit unique tourist attractions abound in Tanzania.
The invitation was extended by the Tanzania High Commissioner to Nigeria, H. E. Daniel Ole Njoolay, at a workshop organised the Sheraton Hotel in Nigerian Capital, Abuja, on April 26, 2014, to commemorate Fifty Years of the Union between of Tanganyika and Zanzibar.
Speaking at the opening of the Business and Investment Workshop, the High Commissioner said Tanzania was proud of the Union making up Tanzania founded by then President of Tanganyika, Mwalimu Julius Kambarage Nyerere, and the President of the Zanzibar People’s Republic, Abeid Amani Karume, on April 26, 1964.
High Commissioner Ole Njoolay said: “We Tanzanians are very proud of our Union, which we believe is unique and has lasted longer than any other such attempt on the entire African continent”.
Speaking about business opportunities in Tanzania, the Director of Trade Development, TANTRADE, Mr Edwin Rutageruka, said that the business relationship between the two countries to stabilize year after year and while Tanzania is determined to strengthen it.
On his part, the EPZ Director of Planning and Development, Mr. Lamau Mpolo, hinted workshop participants on the availability of a wide investment opportunity chances, including gas and mining. He assured them of the conducive investment environment put in place by the Tanzania Government.
Presenting a paper on potential tourist attractions in Tanzania as listed in the Seven Natural Wonders of Africa, a Member of the Tanzania Tourist Board of Directors , Ms Teddy Mapunda, said together with the three tourist attractions of Mount Kilimanjaro, Ngorongoro Crater and Serengeti National Park, Tanzania is privileged to have other unique attractions.
She said it was also the first country in Africa to promote the seven natural wonders of Africa and other attractions which are the Ruaha, Kitulo and Gombe national parks and the Selous Game Reserve.
Ms Mapunda invited the participants to visit Tanzania and witness the uniqueness of Tanzania tourist attractions and invest in the tourism sector.
The workshop was attended by about 100 Nigerian investors and business people, followed by a reception held at the Sheraton Hotel and attended by various invited dignitaries including foreign diplomats based in Nigeria.