The USA Ambassador to Tanzania H.E Alfonso Lenhardt (centre) says goodbye to Tanzania as he accomplished his tour of duty after four years of service. The envoy speaking to the Deputy Speaker of the Parliament of Tanzania Hon. Job Ndugai PM ® urged the Members of Parliament to consider Tanzania First (Tanzania Kwanza) in whatsoever they do…. “be it working for new constitution, fighting corruption, fighting poverty, inviting investors to the country, working with partner states, strengthening Union and the like….. TANZANIA KWANZA should be your focus,“ he insisted. At left is Ms. Virginia Blaser, Deputy Chief of Mission.
Ambassador Lenhardt visited the House in Dodoma to bid farewell just before he leaves the country early in October. He assured the House to keep in touch as he confessed to “have left his heart” in Africa and in particular Tanzania. He asked the MPs and Tanzanians at large to accept and work diligently with the new envoy who is due by the middle of October 2013.