17 May 2018

Tanzania: Only Five Foreigners Allowed in Tanzanian Firms, PM Majaliwa Reminds

Photo: State House/Daily News
President John Magufuli inspects construction works at Terminal III of the Julius Nyerere International Airport (JNIA) during his impromptu visit to the site in Dar es Salaam. (file photo).

Dodoma — Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa has stressed that only five foreigners are currently allowed to work in companies operating in Tanzania in technical positions whose skills are not available in the country.

Mr Majaliwa was responding to a question asked by Ms Leah Komanya (Special Seats-CCM) who wanted to know if the government could investigate the 'rampant presence' of foreigners in the country including in areas like airport and ports.

Mr Majaliwa said ports, airports and border points are sensitive areas where only Tanzanians work.

"If you find foreigners there, maybe there is a company given a tender, and only five of them are allowed. We allow only technical positions which cannot be filled by the local skills," said Mr Majaliwa.

Mr Majaliwa was responding during a live-questions session to him on Thursday.


Sublime Soul Diva Who Demanded Respect, Which Will be Forever Given

It is no coincidence that two of Aretha Franklin’s celebrated contemporaries who travelled to Detroit to see the… Read more »

See What Everyone is Watching

Copyright © 2018 The Citizen. All rights reserved. Distributed by AllAfrica Global Media (allAfrica.com). To contact the copyright holder directly for corrections — or for permission to republish or make other authorized use of this material, click here.

AllAfrica publishes around 700 reports a day from more than 140 news organizations and over 500 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.