Tanzania and the Sultanate of Oman yesterday signed various agreements aimed at enhancing political and economic ties between the two countries. The Agreements were signed during the second day of President Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete's State Visit to the Sultanate of Oman following the invitation of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said Al Said.
The Agreements were signed yesterday during the joint Tanzania-Oman business forum held at Al Bustan Hotel in Muscat, Oman. They are: Agreement on Promotion and Protection of Investment, Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation in higher Education between Oman and Zanzibar, Agreement on Cooperation in Records and Archives and the Agreement on Forming joint Business Council between Oman and Tanzania.
Hon. Bernard K. Membe (MP), Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Co-operation exchanges legal instruments with Sultan bin Salim Al Habsi, Secretary General of the Oman Ministry of Financial Affairs. The Agreements signed were for Promotion and Protection of Investment. Witnessing the ceremony is H.E. President Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete.
Zanzibar's Minister for Labour, Cooperatives and Economic Empowerment, Haroun Ali Suleiman and Oman Minister for Higher Education, Dr. Rawiyah Al Busaidi exchanging legal instruments on Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation in higher Education between Oman and Zanzibar. Witnessing the ceremony is H.E. President Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete, President of the United Republic of Tanzania.
Mr. George Yambesi, Permanent Secretary, President's Office (Civil Service) exchanges signed legal instruments with Dr. Hamed bin Mohamed Al Dhawyan, Oman's Under Secretary at the Ministry of Heritage and Culture. The Agreement based on Cooperation in Records and Archives.
Mr. Aloyce Joseph Mwamanga, President of Tanzania Chamber of Commerce, Agriculture and Industry signs Agreement on Forming joint Business Council between Tanzania and Oman. Witnessing the ocassion is Mr. Khalil Abdullah Al Konji (right- seated), Oman's President of Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
All photos by Freddy Maro (courtesy of www.issamichuzi.blogspot.com)