Tanzania to finalise ‘special status’ plans for the Diaspora

Published: 28/Mai/2024
Source: The Citizen (Dar es Salaam)

Dodoma. The government revealed its plans to finalize the granting of special status to citizens of other countries with Tanzanian roots.

This announcement was made by the Minister of Foreign Affairs and East African Cooperation, January Makamba, during the presentation of the ministry’s revenue and expenditure estimates for the financial year 2024/2025 to Parliament.

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The decision to grant special status to Tanzanians who acquired citizenship of other countries after renouncing their original citizenship follows the Government’s intention expressed in the budget for the financial year 2023/2024.

Addressing Parliament, Minister Makamba emphasized the government’s recognition of the contribution of citizens of Tanzanian-origin living abroad (Diaspora).

He stated that a bill to amend the law would be presented to provide them with special status, enabling their active participation in national development projects.

Read further: https://www.thecitizen.co.tz/tanzania/news/national/tanzania-to-finalise-special-status-plans-for-the-diaspora-4638612

Themes: Double Nationalité
Regions: Tanzanie
Year: 2024