However, Tanzania’s ageing transport infrastructure is struggling to keep up with the demands of a thriving economy and is in need of a complete overhaul.
The Surface and Marine Transport Regulatory Authority
), established in 2001, oversees all non-aviation transport in Tanzania, including road, railway and maritime operations. Acting director general Ahmad Kilima believes Tanzania offers foreign investors some great opportunities: “Our stable and business-friendly government is keen to incentivise investment in infrastructure and we have reduced red tape to make doing business here easier. Tanzania benefits from a number of natural resources and we are also the perfect platform for the East African market and the gateway to our landlocked neighbours -–Zambia, DRC, Rwanda, Burundi, Uganda and South Sudan.”
P.O. Box 3093, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Tel: +255 22 2197500