Tanzania-EU Business Forum kicked off today and was officially opened by the Vice President of the United Republic of Tanzania, Hon. Dr. Philip Isdory Mpango.

The forum aims at showcasing Tanzania’s opportunities and comparative advantage for EU investors, facilitate discussions among business peers, Government officials and political leaders of both Tanzania and Europe as well as offer tools for private investment and private sector development and provide a platform for effective Private-Public dialogue to further improve the business environment.

The two days forum which attracted over 600 high level participants from Tanzania and EU who have come together to tap into Tanzania’s investment opportunities focused in energy, agriculture, manufacturing, logistics, connectivity and construction sectors.

The forum held at Julius Nyerere International Convention Centre (JNICC) in Dar es Salaam will also be graced by the presence of President of the Revolutionary Government of Zanzibar, H.E. Dr. Hussein Mwinyi tomorrow during the closing ceremony.