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Tanzanian President Kikwete to visit India between June 17-21

Our Bureau New Delhi | Updated on January 24, 2018 Published on June 16, 2015

The President of Tanzania, Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete, is to pay a state visit from June 17-21, the Ministry of External Affairs announced on Tuesday.

The statement adds that the visiting dignitary will be accompanied by a high-level delegation, including ministers, senior officials, apart from a senior business delegation.

India is the largest trading partner of Tanzania with bilateral trade in 2013-14 being valued at more than $4 billion. Apart from trade relations, India is also an important destination for Tanzanians seeking high quality healthcare and education, the statement adds.

Indians form the largest expatriate community in Tanzania with over 60,000 People of Indian Origin (PIOs) living and working in that country. In addition there are approximately 10,000 Indian expatriates in the country.

Published on June 16, 2015
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