Hon. Bernard K. Membe (MP), Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, receives Copies of Credentials from Ambassador Debnath Shaw, newly designate High Commissioner of India to the United Republic of Tanzania.
Hon. Membe expressing Tanzania's commitment to enhance bilateral relations with India. Listening is newly designate High Commissioner for India, Ambassador Debnath Shaw at Hon. Membe's office in Dar es Salaam.
Newly designate Ambassador of the State of Qatar to the United Republic of Tanzania, Ambassador Jassim M.M. al-Darwish, presents Copies of Credentials to Hon. Bernard K. Membe (MP), Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation.
Hon. Membe (right) in talks with newly designate Ambassador of the State of Qatar in Tanzania, Ambassador Jassim M.M. al-Darwish (center). Other in the photo is Ambassador Simba Yahya, Director of the Department of Middle East at the Ministry.
Hon. Membe explains the two countries' new relation in tourism sector arise as a result of the newly launched Qatar Airways route to Kilimanjaro International Airport (KIA) that has attracted other countries to join in such as Emirates and Turkey. Listening on is Ambassador al-Darwish, the newly designate Ambassador of the States of Qatar to Tanzania.
India, Qatar present Copies of Credentials
The Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Hon. Bernard K. Membe (MP) has called for enhanced bilateral ties that so happily exist between Tanzania and India.
He said the two countries have enjoyed good relations especially in cultural, business, investment and health sectors.
Hon. Membe said this today shortly before receiving Copies of Credentials from the newly designate High Commissioner of India to Tanzania, H.E. Ambassador Debnath Shaw at his office in Dar es Salaam.
“I don’t see any other country in the world with more connections in a bilateral and international level like the relations that exists between Tanzania and India,” said Hon. Bernard K. Membe (MP) as he continued his discussion with Ambassador Shaw.
On his part, Ambassador Shaw expressed his eagerness to continue the strong ties between the countries that continue to exist for years. He said his country is keen to continue the effort to explore the areas of expertise such as industry and healthcare sectors that Tanzania needs in developing projects and capacity building.
During their discussion, Hon. Membe also extended his congratulations to the recently sworn in India President, H.E. Pranab Mukherjee as the country’s 13th President of India.
“India stands as an icon of democracy in the world and I am sure the new President will continue with that legacy at hand,” said Hon. Membe.
Meanwhile, H.E. Ambassador Shaw expressed his country’s condolences for those suffered in the recent ferry accident of the MV Skagit in Zanzibar.
Hon. Membe welcomed again Ambassador Shaw and hoped that while in the country, he will get an opportunity to visit tourist attractions such as Ngorongoro Craters, Spiced Island of Zanzibar and Mount Kilimanjaro.
Meanwhile, the newly designate Ambassador of the State of Qatar in Tanzania, H.E. Ambassador Jassim M.M. al-Darwish, also presented Copies of Credentials to Hon. Membe in Dar es Salaam.
“The launching of Qatar Airways route to Kilimanjaro International Airport (KIA) will strengthen and open new business ventures between Tanzania and State of Qatar,” said Hon. Bernard K. Membe (MP), Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation.
“The relation between the two countries will grow in areas of tourism, political and business sector,” said Hon. Membe.
On his part, Ambassador al-Darwish said the Qatar government was set to continue building the relation with Tanzania government, making it more enjoyable and profitable in areas of investments. “We are here to help build the best Tanzania and Qatar,” said Ambassador al-Darwish.
Hon. Membe assured the Ambassador of government’s cooperation in sustaining relations in business, trade and investment to excel in development of the country.