Relations with Tanzania

Diplomatic mission in the Republic of Tanzania in Dar es Salaam business began in 1996 as a mission headed by a Charge d'affairs is issuing visas for Umra and Hajj.

In 2003, arrived in the mission's first Ambassador accredited and presented his credentials as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary leaves for Saudi Arabia in the Republic of Tanzania Dar es Salaam.

Saudi Arabia has close ties with the United Republic of Tanzania and praised those relationships visiting Tanzanian President Mr.Jakaya Morishio Kikoita Kingdom in 2009 and culminated in a visit Pouched Tanzanian President and the King Abdul-Aziz Medal of the First Class.

During the visit, they discussed prospects of cooperation between the UK and Tanzania, and ways of enhancing them in all fields, especially with regard to industrial and agricultural spheres and means to revitalize and expand mutual investment between the two countries.

Countries enjoying bilateral relations strong private that the Kingdom's policy is based on a number of principles including non-interference by the Kingdom in the internal affairs of any country and seeks to enhance security and world peace and supports dialogue between different civilizations and cultures, and its efforts to boost the global economy being one of the Member States of the Group of Twenty and its role in the fight against terrorism by the former foreign minister, Prince Saud al-Faisal - God bless his soul - in the year 2011, signed with the Secretary-General of the United Nations on the establishment of the United Nations Centre for counter-terrorism Convention.

List agreements that Saudi Fund for Development concluded a number of projects in the Republic of Tanzania during the period: (from 1394/1395 H. to 1436/1437 H., corresponding to 1975-2015)

  • Support the agricultural sector by 15 million riyals
  • KEBETE Linde Road by 43.8 million riyals
  • Improve Bemba's airport by 7.6 million riyals
  • The establishment and rehabilitation of rural roads in Zanzibar to 21 million riyals
  • The supply of drinking three cities and villages have water in the territory of Mara by 56.25 million riyals
  • The supply of drinking water to the province's Sami and Mowanga by 93.75 million riyals
  • Create and rehabilitation of rural roads in Zanzibar (an additional loan of nine million riyals)
  • Create and rehabilitation of rural roads in Zanzibar (Phase II) by 42.75 million riyals

Total to 298.2 million riyals