President Klaus Iohannis was received, on Saturday, by the president of Zanzibar, Hussein Mwinyi. “We can strengthen our cooperation in fields such as education, tourism, agriculture, forestry, biodiversity, IT&C, culture and emergency management”, said the President of Romania.
The Presidential Administration published, on Saturday, on the official website, photos from the reception of President Klaus Iohannis by the President of Zanzibar, Hussein Mwinyi, at the State House.
“I expressed today, in the dialogue with the president of Zanzibar, Hussein Mwinyi, the need for increased political-economic cooperation, including in the sectoral areas with unexplored potential, which could bring added value to bilateral relations.
We can strengthen our cooperation in areas such as education, tourism, agriculture, forestry, biodiversity, IT&C, culture and emergency management. Romania will continue to support the growing number of Romanian investors and businesses, including in Zanzibar”, said Klaus Iohannis, according to a post on the Facebook page of the Presidential Administration.
On Tuesday, President Klaus Iohannis began his visit to several African states, the first stage being Kenya.
According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Tanzania, before leaving the country, on November 19, the President of Romania will have the opportunity to go to Zanzibar, where he will talk with the President Dr. Hussein Ali Mwinyi and visit the old city – Stone Town – which is one of the biggest tourist attractions in the world.
The next stages of Iohannis’ African tour include the state visit to the Republic of Cape Verde and the official visit to Senegal.
According to the Presidential Administration, the visits of the President of Romania to Africa represent the first political-diplomatic approach at this level in the last 30 years and aim to relaunch Romania’s relations with the African continent.
Editor: Adrian Dumitru