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Home arrow News and Events arrow Events arrow PRESIDENT KIKWETE´S VISIT TO DENMARK MAY 2009

President Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete visited Denmark from 5 – 7 May 2009. The purpose of the visit was to attend a working session of the Denmark - African Commission ( President Kikwete is a member of the commission which is chaired by Danish Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen. In attendance and a member of the Commission was Hon Asha - Rose Migiro, UN Deputy Secretary General.

Youth and employment in Africa were among key topics that featured in the Commissions meeting. Members also worked on the commission`s last report.

President Kikwete also held talks with Danish Shipowners` Association chaired by Mr. Peter Bjerregaard. Concluding his visit, the President met and addresed the Tanzanian Community in Denmark.

(All Photos Courtesy of the President´s Office, Tanzania)

Members of The African Commission in Denmark - May 2009

The President was invited to a luncheon hosted by Her Majesty Queen Margrethe II of Denmark

President Kikwete and Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen

President Kikwete and Ms. Ulla Tørnæ Minister for Development Cooperation

President Jakaya Kikwete's greeted by  Former Prime Minister Anders Fogh Rasmussen

Charge D´Affaires Ms. Victoria Mwakasege Discussing a Point with Ambassador of Denmark to Tanzania H.E Bjarne H. Sørensen


 Hon. Asha-Rose Migiro Speaking During the Commisions Session

President Kikwete's meeting with Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen

President Jakaya Kikwete's Meeting With Former Prime Minister Anders Fogh Rasmussen

The Presidents meeting with Danish Ship Owners

President Kikwetes Visit to the Museum 

More Pictures of President Jakaya Kikwete´s Visit to Denmark

The Charge D´Affaires, Tanzana Embassy Sweden Ms. Victoria Mwakasege, Ambassador of Denmark to Tanzania H.E Bjarne H. Sørensen, Deputy Chief of Protocal Ms. Annete Lassen and First Secretary EMbassy of Tanzania Sweden Mr. Jacob Msekwa waiting to receive the President at the Airport.


The President being greeted by Ambassador Sørensen on arrival


The President received by the Chief of Protocal Ms. Annete Lassen

President Kikwete addressing the Tanzanian Community in Copenhagen while flanked  to the right by Hon Asha Rose Migiro and far left MS. Victoria Mwakasege.

Chairperson of Tanzania - Denmark Association, wecoming the President to the Meeting

Tanzanian in Denmark and neighbouring Cities South of Sweden listening to the President´s speech.

Group Photo with the President

Last Updated ( Thursday, 14 May 2009 )
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