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Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Thousands of people had gathered together to welcome President Obama at the State House


Crowd that had gathered outside the State House in the Eastern Gate.  (This photo is by Muhidin Sufiani)

Crowd that had gathered outside the State House in the Eastern Gate.  (This photo is by Muhidin Sufiani)


The Crowd which had gathered to welcome President Barack Obama of the United States of America yesterday at the State House in Dar es Salaam. 

Ambassadors and Directors at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Co-operation eagerly waiting to receive the American President and his wife, First Lady Michelle Obama.  

From left Ambassador Naimi Aziz, Director of the Department of Regional Cooperation, Ambassador Simba Yahya, Director of the Department of Middle East, Ambassador Irene Kasyanju, Director of the Legal Affairs Unit and Ambassador Bertha Semu-Somi, Director of the Department of Diaspora  - all from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Co-operation.  

Chiefs of Protocol from both the United Republic of Tanzania (right) and from the United States of America (left), walking in, ready to receive President Obama.

Hon. Bernard K. Membe (MP), Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Co-operation arrives at the State House ready to receive President Barack Obama of the United States of America and President Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete of the United Republic of Tanzania. 

President Obama (left, saluting crowd) as well his host President Jakaya Kikwete (right) arrive at the State House with grand cheer from the crowd which had been eagerly waiting for this historical moment. 

President Barack Obama of the United States of America and President Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete of the United Republic of Tanzania received by thousands of crowd, gathered at the State House to received the American President.  Far behind are the two First Ladies - Michele Obama of the US and Mama Salma Kikwete of Tanzania. 

President Barack Obama and President Jakaya Kikwete arrive at the State House. 


From 2nd left is Ambassador Irene Kasyanju, Director of the Legal Affairs Unit in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Naimi Aziz (3rd left), Director of the Department of Regional Cooperation and Ambassador Bertha Semu-Somi (4th left with sunglasses), all getting set to receive President Barack Obama.




The two President and their First Ladies waive at the crowd gathered at the State House yesterday to welcome the American President in this historical moment. 




All photos by Tagie Daisy Mwakawago 


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