The Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and East African Cooperation, Ambassador Brigadier General Wilbert Ibuge has visited the Tanzanian Embassy in Ethiopia with a view to inspecting the embassy’s operations as well as inspecting government assets in the country.
Before embarking on an inspection of the Government’s property, Ambassador Ibuge met with staff at a meeting where he urged them to work hard, professionally and honestly by putting the national interest first.
“I strongly urge you to stop working on practices and instead work hard and be creative in announcing the Government of the United Republic of Tanzania,” said Ambassador Ibuge.
Among other things, Ambassador Ibuge urged the Embassy to ensure that they properly implement the priorities of the fifth term Government as set out in the Revolutionary Party Election Manifesto (2020 – 2025) in Chapter Seven, where the chapter is directed at all Ambassadors to implement Diplomacy of Economics as well as Political Diplomacy.
For her part, the Acting Ambassador of Tanzania to Ethiopia, Ms. Elizabeth Rwitunga has assured Ambassador Ibuge that they will work in unity, diligence, professionalism and creativity in the national interest.
Bad. Rwitunga added that co-operation between Tanzania and Ethiopia is good and continues to improve, including cooperation in air transport matters where Ethiopian Airlines is cooperating with Tanzania Airlines (ATCL) in various matters including aircraft training and maintenance where already Tanzanians three (3) have been trained in flight.
On Diplomacy Policy, Acting Ambassador, Ms. Rwitunga has pledged to uphold the policy of Economic Diplomacy as well as Political Diplomacy by ensuring that the embassy continues to communicate with various investors to invest in Tanzania in the sectors of Energy, Transport, Tourism and Trade.
The Tanzanian embassy in Ethiopia also represents Tanzania in Djibouti, Yemen as well as the African Union and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA).