Tanzania intends to open an embassy in Qatar, aiming at strengthening relations with the Gulf’s country.
The plan of the current Tanzanian Government is to strengthen cooperation with Qatar in natural gas, tourism, air transport, and communications.
President Magufuli made the announcement when in conversation with the Qatari Ambassador to Tanzania, Abdallah Jassim Al Maadadi, on 16th June 2016.
During the meeting Magufuli reminded about the intention to revive Air Tanzania Company Limited (ATCL), the country’s national airline, and about the 57tn cubic feet (tcf) of natural gas proven reserves.
Qatar has experience in these areas, that’s why Tanzania needs cooperation with Qatar, to invest and share experiences for mutual benefits, Magufuli concluded.
Out of the 8 Gulf countries, Tanzania has embassies in 3: Oman, the United Arab Emirates, and Saudi Arabia.