Saturday, December 2, 2017
TANZANIA: DIPLOMATS REPRESENTING TANZANIA ABROAD TO SCALE MOUNT KILIMANJARO WITH ZARA TANZANIA ADVENTURES (ZARA TOURS)
Tanzanian Ambassadors Mt. Kilimanjaro challenge 2017 is another event in the History of Tanzania for Ambassadors to scale Mt. Kilimanjaro. Accompanied by the slogan “DIPLOMACY AND TOURISM ELEVATED TO THE HIGHEST PEAK OF AFRICA” The event is the opportunity for Ambassadors to experience the challenge of scaling the highest roof of Africa and promote tourism in their places of work.
The Managing Director for Tanzania Tourist Board (TTB), Devotha Mdachi, explained that the board had organized the expedition to enhance the capacity of the envoys and broaden their scope in promoting tourist attractions where they work.
She further explained that the Algeria’s Ambassador to Qatar, Abdelaziz Sebaa, TTB staff as well as officers from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and East African Cooperation also joined the Envoys.
They would come across many attractions while climbing the mountain, which will give them much to talk about when promoting tourist attractions in Tanzania, The idea is for them to be able to promote Tanzania as a leading tourist destination with unique attractions, she said, adding through the climbing expedition, the envoys would implement the economic diplomacy through advertising tourist attractions abroad.
She said the board was calling upon other ambassadors representing Tanzania abroad to use the opportunity to climb Mt Kilimanjaro to promote tourism in their workplaces.
The Algeria’s Ambassador, Mr. Sebaa who is also the chairman of foreign diplomats accredited to Qatar, said that was special opportunity to climb Mt Kilimanjaro and see other touristic attractions in Tanzania.