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Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Ministry of Foreign Affairs bids farewell to the US Ambassador


The new US Deputy Chief of Mission in the United Republic of Tanzania, Ms. Virginia Blaser walks in Ambassador Alfonso E. Lenhardt to his Farewell Luncheon hosted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Co-operation.  

Hon. Mahadhi Juma Maalim (MP), Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Co-operation says hello H.E. Ambassador Alfonso Lenhardt of the United States of America in the United Republic of Tanzania.   Ambassador Lenhardt has just ended his remarkable tenure in the country, with successful mission completed including recent visit of the US President Barack Obama last July 2013.

Deputy Minister Maalim (left) and Ambassador Lenhardt (2nd right) in a photo with members of diplomatic corps.  Also in the photo is Ms. Zainab Angovi-Mrutu, Acting Director of the Department of Europe and Americas in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Co-operation. 

Ambassador Lenhardt with Ms. Zuhura Bundala, Acting Director of the Department of Africa in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Co-operation.


The outgoing Ambassador of the United States of America, H.E. Ambassador Alfonso Lenhardt  shares few words with his counterpart H.E. Ambassador Marcel Escure.

Ambassador Lenhardt with the Head of the European Union Delegation Filberto Ceriani Sebregondi.

Ambassador Lenhardt in a photo with Dean of Diplomatic Corps, H.E. Ambassador Alfani Juma Mpango who is also an Ambassador of Congo-DRC.

Ambassador Lenhardt with Ambassador Abdullah Ibrahim Al Suwaidi of the United Arabs Emirates. 

H.E. Ambassador Jaap Frederiks of the United Kingdom of Netherlands bids farewell to H.E. Ambassador Alfonso Lenhardt, while H.E. Ambassador Alexandre Lévêque of Canada witnessing the occasion. 

US Ambassador Lenhardt exchanges few words with Ambassador Olivier Chave of Switzerland and Ambassador Alexandre Lévêque of Canada. 

Ambassador Lenhardt with Ambassador Olivier Chave of Switzerland.

Ambassador Alfonso Lenhardt with Ambassador Koenraad Adam of Belgium. 

Ambassador Olivier Chave of Switzerland and Ambassador Masaki Osaka of Japan.

Ambassador Olivier Chave of Switzerland, Ambassador Alexandre Lévêque of Canada and Head of European Union Delegation to Tanzania Filberto Ceriani Sebregondi. 

Ambassador Lennarth Hjelmakėr of Sweden and Ms. Shareon Cramer, Director of the USAID. 

Ambassador Lenhardt in a group photo with some Members of the Diplomatic Corps.

Mr. Kaaya, Acting Director of the Department of Multilateral Cooperation in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in a photo with Ms. Upendo Mwasha (left), Mr. Frank Mhina (2nd right) and Ms. Agnes Kiama, Foreign Service Officers in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. 

 
Deputy Minister Hon. Mahadhi Juma Maalim (MP) walks together with the outgoing US Ambassador H.E. Ambassador Alfonso Lenhardt.

Ms. Zainab Angovi-Mrutu, Acting Director of the Department of Europe and America in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Co-operation in a photo with Head of the European Union Delegation to Tanzania Filiberto Ceriani Sebregondi.

Hon. Maadhi Juma Maalim (MP), Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Co-operation gives his farewell remarks to the outgoing US Ambassador Alfonso Lenhardt.  Tanzania and the United States shares strong ties in various areas that include food security, nutrition and energy initiatives, development assistance programs that includes the Malaria initiative, the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) and many others.

Listening on are the Foreign Service Officers from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. 

Hon. Maalim continues with his speech. 

Hon. Deputy Minister Maalim shares a moment with US Ambassador Lenhardt. 

The outgoing US Ambassador Lenhardt gives his remark during the farewell bid luncheon hosted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Co-operation. During his remark, Ambassador Lenhardt hailed his country's satisfaction of the strong bilateral ties with Tanzania and he assured that foundation will continue with his predecessor.

Listening on are few members of diplomatic corps.

More members of diplomatic corps.

Deputy Minister Maalim in a photo with Ambassador Lenhardt and Dean of Diplomatic Corps, H.E. Ambassador Alfani Juma Mpango who is also an Ambassador of Congo-DRC.

Ambassador Lenhardt exchanges views with the Deputy Minister Maalim.

Ambassador Mbelwa Kairuki (center), Director of the Department of Asia and Australasia in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in a photo with Ambassador Marcel Escure of France and Ms. Sharon Cromer, Director of USAID.

Mr. Ali Mwadini (left), Private Assistant to the Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Co-operation, Ms. Fatuma and Mr. Frank Mhina listening to the speeches during the farewell lunch for the US Ambassador. 

Also in attendance was Mr. Kaaya (center), Acting Director of the Department of Multilateral Cooperation in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Frank Mhina and Mr. Ally Ubwa, Foreign Service Officers. 

Ambassador Lennarth Hjelmakėr of Sweden and Ambassador Jaap Frederiks of the Kingdom of Netherlands. 

Deputy Minister Hon. Maalim gives a gift to the outgoing US Ambassador Lenhardt.

A group photo with the outgoing US Ambassador Alfonso Lenhardt.

Ambassador Lenhardt in a photo with Ms. Zainab Angovi-Mrutu (2nd right), Acting Director of the Department of Europe and Americas, and Ms. Agnes Kiama (left) and Ms. Elizabeth Rwitunda (right), Foreign Service Officers from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Co-operation. 
  
Ms. Angovi-Mrutu in a photo with Ms. Kiama and Chargé d' Affaires from the Embassy of the Republic of Nigeria.

Ms. Angovi-Mrutu in a photo with Ambassador Ingunn Klespvik of Norway, Ms. Kiama and Chargé d' Affaires from the Embassy of India. 




All photos by Tagie Daisy Mwakawago 






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