- Tanzania and Australia forge closer ties in the mining and energy industries, with Australian companies investing billions of dollars in Tanzania's mining sector.
- Australian Commercial Commissioner for Africa, Mr. Scott Morriss, lauds Tanzania's favorable business climate and highlights Australian firms' optimism for the future of Tanzania's mining industry.
- Tanzanian Minerals Minister, Dr. Doto Biteko, stresses the need for more foreign investors, including Australian companies, to invest in the flourishing mining industry.
Tanzania and Australia decided to strengthen their trade and investment relations over the weekend. Mr. Scott Morriss, the Australian Commercial Commissioner for Africa, visited Tanzania last week to promote commercial ties and increase Australia's involvement in the mining and energy industries.
The Minerals Minister, Dr. Doto Biteko, and Mr. Morriss co-hosted a reception on Friday for Australian companies operating in Tanzania that offer mining, machinery, technology, and services.
Mr. Morriss praised the government's initiatives to foster a favorable business climate and asserted that Tanzania has what it took to be the top investment location. “Australian firms are optimistic for the future of Tanzania’s mining industry. The Australian government is pleased to support their work in Tanzania, bringing global best practices to the sector,” he declared.