Dr. Philip Mpango, Executive Secretary of the President's Office Planning Commission gives his opening remarks during the meeting between Tanzania and Japan on economic cooperation of the two countries held yesterday at Hyatt Regency (Kilimanjaro) Hotel in Dar es Salaam. Also in the photo is Ambassador Rajabu Gamaha (2nd right), Deputy Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Co-operation.
The Tanzania/Japan annual consultation meeting on economic cooperation is in session. The two countries have been cooperating in various sectors that include water and sanitation, agriculture, roads projects, education and energy sectors as part and parcel of incorporating and implementing the Fifth Tokyo International Conference on Africa Development (TICAD V) declarations held a month ago in Yokohama City, Japan. It is in that spirit that these projects are entwined with the Tanzania Development Vision of 2025, as continued efforts to revitalize the economic growth of the country.
Deputy Permanent Secretary Ambassador Rajabu Gamaha introduces himself during the meeting. Also in attendance is Ambassador Salome Sijaona of the United Republic of Tanzania in Japan.
The meeting was also participated by Ambassador Mbelwa Kairuki (2nd left), Director of the Department of Asia and Australasia in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Kambona (3rd left), Foreign Service Officer in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Mr. Clifford K. Tandari (4th left), Deputy Executive Secretary - International Trade and Economic Relations in the President's Office Planning Commission.
Also in attendance is Mr. Ottaro (right), Assistant Director of the Department of Policy and Planning in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Ms. Yoshiko Kijima, Director - Third Country Assistance Planning Division, International Cooperation Bureau, Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Japan and H.E. Ambassador Masaki Okada of Japan to the United Republic of Tanzania.
Mr. Kambona and Ambassador Kairuki.
Tanzania delegation that included H.E. Ambassador Salome Sijaona, Ambassador of the United Republic of Tanzania in Japan.
Japanese delegation that was led by Ms. Yoshiko Kijima, Director - Third Country Assistance Planning Division, International Cooperation Bureau, Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Japan and also included Mr. Motoharu Watanabe, DIrector of Africa Division 2/Africa Department in Japan Itnernational CooperationH.E. Masaki Okada, Ambassador of Japan to the United Republic of Tanzania.
Secretariat team that included Mr. Khatib Makenga (left seating), Foreign Service Officer in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Mr. Senya R. Tuni (right), Senior Policy Analyst of the President's Office Planning Commission.
All photos by Tagie Daisy Mwakawago