Meeting with the Minister of Water and Irrigation
On 21st February 2017, H.E Mrs. Malika Berak met with M. Gerson H. LWENGE, Minister of Water and Irrigation accompanied by Mr Emmanuel Baudran, Head of the AFD (French Development Agency) office in Tanzania.
The Minister welcomed the support from France and AFD in allocating 225 million euros to the financing of water and sanitation infrastructures in Mwanza, Musoma, Bukoba and Morogoro. He further commended the strengthening in terms of capacity building to his Ministry and public water utilitiesstaff through professional trainings and study trips to France. The Minister highlighted that AFD has become a major actor in this field.
H.E Mrs. Malika Berak confirmed the continuation of this partnership and welcomed the ongoing identification of several key projects by the Ministry of Water and Irrigation to the benefit of sprawling cities of the country such as Dar es Salaam and Shinyanga.
She highlighted the interests and capacities of French companies from this sector to tender for studies linked to these projects.
From left to right : Mr. Emmanuel Kalobelo, Deputy Permanent Secretary (MoWI), H.E. Mrs Malika Berak, French Ambassador to Tanzania, M. Gerson H. Lwenge, Minister of Water and Irrigation and Mr. Emmanuel Baudran, Head of the AFD office in Tanzania.