The Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Hon. Bernard Membe (MP) yesterday held talks with the newly appointed Honorary Consul of Republic of Mexico, H.E Mohammed Reza Saboor at the Ministry's headquarter in Dar es salaam.
In their discussions, Hon. Bernard Membe (MP) called for enhanced bilateral ties between Tanzania and Republic of Mexico, saying since time immemorial the two countries have had an excellent working relations.
He told the newly appointed Honorary Consul of the Republic, Mr M. Reza Saboor, that Mexico and Tanzania have had a very cordial bilateral relations saying the arrival of the new Honorary Consul was yet another opportunity to revitalise the relations.
" we have never had problems with the Republic of Mexico, we see eye to eye in most of the international fora and I am looking forward to working closely with you" the Minister told the Mexican Honorary Consul, who paid a courtesy call on him.
He said the relations between the two brotherly countries must move even to a greater height with the presence of the resident Honorary Consul in Dar es salaam.
On his part, the Newly appointed Mexican Honorary Consul, H.E. Mhamed Reza Saboor told the Minister that more than 50 business men and women from Mexico were expected to participate in the forthcoming Mwalimu Julius Nyerere International Trade Fair in July this year.
he said particiaption of the businessmen and women from Mexico was part of the mission to explore more business and investment opportunities Tanzania.
With regard to scholarship opportunities available in Mexico, the Honorary Mexican Consul said his country was devising a better mechanism that would ensure that more scholarships were more readily available and beneficial to Tanzanian students than the previous arrangement.
He also expressed readness of the Mexican government to sponsor some Tanzania musicians and artists so that they learn and compare notes with their counterparts in Mexico.