WITH ongoing enchancment of infrastructure and provision of higher companies, Zanzibar expects to draw extra vacationers from Belgium and past.
This was said by President Hussein Mwinyi throughout a current assembly with Belgium Ambassador to Tanzania Mr Peter Huyghebaert, who was within the Islands on a familiasation go to.
Dr Mwinyi knowledgeable his visitor that since tourism is without doubt one of the key areas for Zanzibar’s Blue Economic system agenda; it stays targeted on making Zanzibar the most effective vacation spot for vacationers from throughout the globe.
“Now we have been working tougher to modernise our airports and different infrastructures at our vacationers’ attraction websites together with offering higher companies in order that our guests can communicate positively or grow to be good ambassadors overseas,” Mwinyi mentioned.
He expressed his happiness to fulfill and speak to the Ambassador, saying that Belgium has been one of many international locations bringing many vacationers to Zanzibar and that strengthening bilateral relations would additional pave the way in which for extra vacationers and buyers from the European nation to go to the archipelago.
“Having direct flights from Belgium to Zanzibar opens up alternatives for vacationers to fly to our nation with many locations to go to,” Dr Mwinyi mentioned as he additionally requested to construct stronger relations in areas of well being and Info Communication Know-how (ICT), that are essential in attaining growth objectives.
Dr Mwinyi additionally defined to Ambassador Huyghebaert that Belgium may also help to attach Zanzibar and Tanzania normally to profit from growth tasks alternatives from the European Union (EU) by means of financial diplomacy.
On his half, Ambassador Huyghebaert, thanked the Revolutionary Authorities of Zanzibar and congratulated President Mwinyi for his efforts to develop Zanzibar by implementing varied workable measures together with strengthening relations with growth companions.
He mentioned “The present good relations between Belgium and Tanzania together with Zanzibar will proceed to bear good fruits for the advantage of its residents and that he would work on the requests from Dr Mwinyi with reference to constructing stronger relations in areas of well being and ICT.
The envoy assured Dr Mwinyi that Tanzania is amongst international locations in Africa to proceed benefiting from growth programmes set by Belgium in varied areas together with ICT with deliberate e-health and e-immigration; girls and youngster well being, and gender financial and ICT empowerment.
Tanzania and Belgium developed diplomatic and enterprise relations within the Nineteen Eighties, opening the Belgium embassy in Dar es Salaam and Tanzania opening its embassy within the nation’s capital, Brussels.