The foreign policy of Tanzania works to ensure active international engagement, deeper economic cooperation with development partners, promoting good neighbourliness, and ensuring regional peace and security. Tanzania enjoys good relations with its neighbours in the region and in recent years has been an active participant in efforts to promote the peaceful resolution of disputes. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation is responsible for maintaining the country’s international relations, and ensuring that Tanzania’s political, economic, social and cultural interests are conducted through active and sustainable diplomacy.
Over 40 countries many of them based in Dar es Salaam, including Uganda, Malawi and Kenya, as well as the People’s Republic of China, the United Kingdom and Norway maintain permanent missions in Tanzania. Permanent missions include embassies, consulates and high commissions from Commonwealth countries.
Tanzania maintains embassies, high commission and consulates in nearly 40 countries around the world. As a member of the United Nations, Tanzania works towards international economic development, security and peace and maintains a permanent mission in New York, USA and Geneva, Switzerland. To strengthen Tanzania’s commitment to promoting African unity, and its support of regional economic integration, the country maintains embassies in several African countries, including Angola, Zambia, Mozambique, and South Africa. Embassies and other foreign missions can be contacted for information on consular matters such as visas, passports and travel.
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