Tanzania goes to Mining Indaba with investment agenda

DAR ES SALAAM: Tanzania is set to participate for the first time in the prestigious Mining Indaba in Cape Town, South Africa, marking a significant milestone for the nation’s mining sector. The Ministry of Minerals will team up with the Tanzania Chamber of Minerals for the forthcoming historic event slated for February 5th to 8th, 2024.

Briefing reporters in Dar es Salaam on Thursday, January 25, 2024, Minister of Minerals, Mr. Anthony Mavunde, announced that Tanzania will take part in the event under the theme: “Advancing mining investment to accelerate prosperity.”

According to the minister, Tanzania is heading to the historic event with strategies aimed at diversifying its mining portfolio to attract a broader range of investors, especially for critical and strategic minerals, as well as promoting investment opportunities.

Mr. Mavunde added that the collaboration between the government and the private sector underscores a joint commitment to advancing the prosperity of Tanzania’s mining industry.

On his part, Engineer Philbert Rweyemamu, Chairman of the Tanzania Chamber of Mines, highlighted the collaboration between the government and the private sector as a testimony to their commitment to fostering mutually beneficial outcomes.

Rweyemamu called on all Tanzanians participating in the exhibition to ensure they actively seek investors. “This collaboration aims to empower everyone to benefit from Tanzania’s blessed mineral resources,” he insisted.

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