1. German Embassy Dar es Salaam
  2. Handover of buildings: Living and working for the protection of the Serengeti
  3. Germany’s new Ambassador meets with H.E. President of the United Republic of Tanzania

German Embassy Dar es Salaam

Handover of buildings: Living and working for the protection of the Serengeti

The German Ambassador in Tanzania, H.E. Dr. Detlef Wächter, presented newly constructed office and staff buildings in Fort Ikoma to H.E. Professor Jumanne Maghembe, the Tanzanian Minister of Natural Resources and Tourism. The buildings were constructed in the framework of the Serengeti Ecosystem Development and Conservation Project, which is financed by KfW Development Bank on behalf of the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany and implemented by Tanzania National Parks. Additional financing and implementation support is provided by Frankfurt Zoological Society.

Germany’s new Ambassador meets with H.E. President of the United Republic of Tanzania

The newly arrived German Ambassador to Tanzania, Dr. Detlef Waechter met with H.E. President John P. Magufuli at State House.  The President received the letter of credence of the Ambassador and assured that the Tanzanian government will continue to work on the outstanding relationship between the two countries. He also encouraged both sides to strengthen economic ties by encouraging businesspeople and development partners from Germany to cooperate in different projects. Ambassador Waechter thanked the President for receiving him in Tanzania and assured him that he was eager to foster the great cooperation between the two Countries in the coming years.

New telephone number of the Embassy is:

+255 22 2212300


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The Ambassador

Dr. Detlef Wächter

The German Embassy in Dar es Salaam and the Visa Section will remain closed:

German Embassy

Friday 30th March – Monday 02nd April 2018 Due to Easter Holidays,

In case of an emergency, the Embassy can be reached by phone 0786-971 692

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