Signing ceremony . 
Photo: Elisabeth Schwabe-Hansen .Signing ceremony . Photo: Elisabeth Schwabe-Hansen

The National Audit Office of Tanzania (NAOT) has entered into a collaboration with the Office of the Auditor General of Norway, and the Netherlands’ Court of Audit. Representatives from the respective institutions signed a memorandum in Dar es Salaam March 2nd 2015, formalizing their common commitment for a two-year cooperation focusing on oil- and gas-specific auditing issues.

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For the second time these last two weeks, the Embassy had the pleasure of receiving a visit from the Norwegian Parliament, this time from the Standing Committee on Scrutiny and Constitutional affairs.

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Photo: Endre Stiansen, Norwegian Embassy, Addis Abeba.

Chairperson of the African Union Commission Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma and Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende signed a strategic partnership agreement 26.01.2015. ‘This is a historic step for Norway’s engagement in Africa,’ said Mr Brende.

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Norfund and CDC form partnership to boost power generation in Africa and take direct ownership and control of Globeleq Africa.

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On Tuesday 20th January 2015, the Nordic embassies in Tanzania held the first Nordic Business networking event, which was hosted at the Swedish Ambassador’s residence.

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House of Representatives, Zanzibar . 
Photo: Photo: Elisabeth Schwabe-Hansen, The Norwegian Embassy  .

From the 18th to 23rd of February, the Embassy had the pleasure of receiving a visit from the Standing Committee on Energy and the Environment.

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Photo: Ann-Therese Kildal, The Embassy.

Thursday 15th of January 2015, Ambassador Hanne-Marie Kaarstad took part in the 60 year anniversary of Haydom Lutheran Hospital (HLH)

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Norway has a long history of cooperation with Tanzania in the petroleum sector, of which the partnership started in the 1980s. However, Tanzania became part of the Oil for Development (OfD) programme after the large offshore discoveries of gas, with the signing of a bilateral cooperation agreement (NOK 27 mill., 2013-15) between Tanzania and Norway in March 2012.

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Tanzanian citizens who needs visa or residence permit to Denmark, shall from 01.01.2015 contact the Norwegian Embassy.

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