Muscat – President Samia Suluhu Hassan of the United Republic of Tanzania will arrive in Muscat on Sunday.
In a statement, the Diwan of Royal Court said, ‘In reiteration of the advanced and historical relations binding the Sultanate of Oman and the United Republic of Tanzania, and the strong ties between their peoples, President Samia Suluhu Hassan of Tanzania will pay an official visit to Oman starting Sunday, June 12, to Tuesday, June 14.’
The visit reflects the keenness of His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik and President Samia to promote bilateral relations to serve joint interests in all spheres.
During the visit, views on various aspects will be exchanged in an effort to achieve aspirations of both countries and promote joint cooperation.
Oman and Tanzania have shared history spreading over thousands of years, based on cultural and trade exchanges.
ONA stated that the meeting of His Majesty the Sultan and President Samia on Sunday, at Al Alam Palace in Muscat, will further strengthen Omani-Tanzanian relations, especially in the economic field.
Data of trade between the two countries shows that Omani exports to Tanzania in 2021 was worth RO40.1mn. The most important commodities exported to Tanzania were plastic products, oil derivatives, electrical and household materials, and foodstuffs. Omani imports from Tanzania amounted to RO9.5mn, mostly in commodities, food and meat.
The establishment of the Omani-Tanzanian Businessmen Council in 2012 contributed to strengthening economic ties between the two countries, followed by the signing of an agreement in March 2013 for mutual protection and encouragement of investments.