Tanzania—Kassim Majaliwa, Tanzania’s Prime Minister has asked on newly appointed envoys of Tanzania to get down the country’s economic diplomacy to attract foreign entrepreneurs.
Majaliwa met with the ambassadors on Tuesday at his Mlimwa office in Dodoma.
Noting that, “in line with serving your representative countries, make sure you protect the image of Tanzania while focusing on drawing tourists and enabling the country’s businessmen to do business overseas.”
According to him, the decision will also reduce the unemployment rate and improve the nation’s economy.
Asking the ambassadors to strive towards promoting investment, strengthening trade as well as finding markets for locally produced goods in their various countries of assignment.
Majaliwa further asked the ambassador to strengthen their relationship with the embassy officials as well as members of the diaspora. “I want to urge you all to ensure you help promote Kiswahili that can also be another source of employment for Tanzanians living abroad,” the premier noted.
The envoys were Professor Adelardus Kilangi (Brazil), Ambassador Said Juma Mshana (DR-Congo), Ambassador Alex Gabriel Kalua (Israel), Ambassador Said Shaib Mussa (Kuwait) and Ambassador Fredrick Ibrahim Kibuta (Russia).