HAmbassador Mbelwa Kairuki, the Director of the Department of Asia and Australasia at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, welcomes Mrs. Hemalata Bhagirath, the Acting High Commissioner for India, who paid him a courtesy call today at the Ministry.
Ambassador Kairuki discussing various issues with Mrs. Hemalata Bhagirath, which included the close friendly and cooperative relation that exist between the two countries since 1960s. India is one of Tanzania's major trading partners as well as an important source of essential machinery and pharmaceutical products. Tanzania’s Major imports from India include mineral fuels, oils, iron & steel, pharmaceuticals, motor vehicles (including auto parts), articles of iron & steel, electrical machinery/ equipment, machinery/ appliances, plastic products including synthetic polymers, rubber items including tyres etc., cotton fabrics, apparel & clothing, cereals. Major exports to India include vegetables, pulses, cashew nuts, raw cotton, gemstones, cloves & other spices, wood and articles thereof, tanning/dyeing extract.
Ambassador Kairuki in talks with Mrs. Bhagirath, Acting High Commissioner for India in Tanzania. Others in the photo are Mr. Kunal Roy (1st left), Councillor for High Commission of India, Mr. Tarunvir Chaudhary (1st right), First Secretary for High Commission of India and Mr. Charles Faini (2nd right), Desk Officer for India at the Ministry .