President Samia issues directives to new appointees

DAR ES SALAAM: President Samia Suluhu Hassan has instructed the newly appointed Minister of Industry and Trade, Dr Selemani Jaffo, to meet with the Regional Commissioner of Dar es Salaam to develop plans for the Kariakoo Market, which is under renovation.

The Head of State issued the directive on Friday after administering the oaths of the newly appointed ministers and the Commissioner of the Tanzania Revenue Authority (TRA) at a ceremony held in Zanzibar.

The President insisted that the market should operate 24 hours and be transformed into an international market.

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She also directed the new Minister of State in the Vice President’s Office (Union and Environment), Dr. Ashatu Kijaji, to push the clean energy agenda, focusing on environmental protection.

Furthermore, President Samia tasked the new Secretary of the Ministry of Minerals, Eng. Yahya Samamba, to conduct mining license verifications.

She directed the newly appointed TRA Commissioner General, Yusuph Mwenda, to prioritize the nation’s interests in tax administration to boost collections.

The Head of State reminded the appointees to work diligently to avoid unnecessary CAG queries.

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