President Thabo Mbeki arrives in Tanzania ahead of Inauguration
of President Elect Jakaya Kikwete
Dar es Salaam - South African President
Thabo Mbeki, accompanied by Foreign Minister Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, has arrived
in Tanzania ahead of the inauguration of the newly elected President-designate
Jakaya Kikwete today Wednesday, 21 December 2005.
President Thabo Mbeki's
attendance of the inauguration of the President-designate of Tanzania comes within
the context of South Africa's commitment to consolidate historical political,
economic, social and cultural relations between South Africa and Tanzania.
Thabo Mbeki on Tuesday, 20 December 2005 extended his congratulations to President-designate
Jakaya Kikwete on the successful conclusion of the third multiparty election in
President Thabo Mbeki will conclude his visit to Tanzania today
Wednesday, 21 December 2005.
Issued by Ronnie Mamoepa on 082 990 4853
of Foreign Affairs
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