19 March 2021

Secretary-General Congratulates Samia Suluhu Hassan on Her Swearing-in as United Republic of Tanzania’s New President

The following statement was issued by the Spokesperson for UN Secretary-General António Guterres:

The Secretary-General extends warm congratulations to Her Excellency Samia Suluhu Hassan after her swearing in today as President of the United Republic of Tanzania, the country’s first female Head of State.  The Secretary-General looks forward to working with the President, including to support Tanzania's efforts towards sustainable development.

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