President Obama’s Senior Advisor on International Economic Affairs Visits Tanzania to Further Economic Cooperation
On July 13, 2012 the U.S Deputy National Security Advisor Michael Froman (center) paid President Jakaya Kikwete (right) a courtesy call at the State House in Dar es Salaam. Later on the day Deputy National Security Advisor Froman and Prime Minister Mizengo P. Pinda signed a Statement of Principles affirming intent to implement the Joint Country Action Plan under the Partnership for Growth. Left is U.S Ambassador to Tanzania Alfonso E. Lenhardt. (Photo courtesy of the American Embassy).
Deputy National Security Advisor for International Economic Affairs Michael Froman traveled to Tanzania July 12-14 with a delegation of senior-level U.S. Government officials as part of a tour throughout Africa. Through as series of meetings with President Kikwete, Prime Minster Pinda, and the Ministers of Energy, Finance, Trade, and the Central Bank Governor, Deputy NSA Froman’s visit underscored the United States’ commitment to increased engagement with Tanzania on economic growth and development initiatives. The delegation’s visit also served to build on President Kikwete’s participation in the G8 Summit in Washington this past May and advance Tanzania’s role in the G8’s New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition.
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Source: MICHUZI BLOG ; Tuesday, 17 July 2012