The General Authority for Investment and Free Zones (GAFI) hosted Sunday the “African Investment Forum (AIF) – Egyptian Industries on Tanzanian Land,” which was attended by the representatives of more than 100 Egyptian industrial institutions.
President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi met Sunday with Minister of Housing Assem al-Gazar who was part of the delegation that attended the inauguration of Julius Nyerere Dam.
January Makamba, Tanzanian Minister for Energy, said Thursday that the Julius Nyerere Dam project is one of the largest projects that has been accomplished in Tanzania and that it meets the aspirations and hopes of Tanzanian people.
The ceremony will take place on December 22.
Egypt’s Foreign Ministry expressed, its sincere condolences to Tanzania over the victims of a plane crash in Lake Victoria during its attempt to land at Bukoba Airport in northwest Tanzania, which resulted in dozens of victims and injured.
He added that coordination will be taking place between Egypt and Tanzania during the coming period, stressing the joint cooperation between the two countries in a number of different fields.
President Sisi Tanzanian Minister of Foreign Affairs Liberata Mulamula at Al Itihadiyah Presidential Palace.
During the meeting with Nigeria’s Minister of Finance, they discussed the global economic situation, the challenges facing development in Africa, and the Russian-Ukrainian crisis.
The move comes upon the directives of President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi within the framework of solidarity with the African peoples during crises.
President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi received his Tanzanian counterpart Samia Hassan Wednesday in Al Itihadiyah presidential palace holding an official ceremony.
“This is the first dam that is built by Egyptian hands and an alliance between the Arab Contractors Company and El Sewedy Electric,” he told “Sa’aa and Sa’aa’ program on Nagham FM radio.
An Egyptian medical convoy has returned from an eight-day trip to Tanzania where they performed dozens of surgeries in a rural area in Zanzibar.
The group had already built power plants in Angola, and four factories in Tanzania.
The minister showcased how Tanzania has been able to achieve an annual growth of seven percent.
Tanzanian President John Magufuli passed away late on March 17.
Egypt ministers attended the celebration.
The plant aims to produce electrical power with a capacity of 2,115 megawatts and is being implemented at a cost of $2.9 billion.
Tanzania this weekend became the first African country to resume a national league suspended during March because of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
The project aims at benefitting from Rufiji River in generating energy and preserving the environment, said Nassar.
The Egyptian electricity sector is committed to engaging with the Tanzanian counterpart to implement this important project through sharing technology, said Minister Shaker.