The Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Co-operation, Hon. Bernard K. Membe (MP), today was presented with boxes of books titled The Great Savanna from the Ambassador of Finland in the United Republic of Tanzania, H.E. Ambassador Sinikka Antila. As seeing here, Hon. Membe is reading frew passages in the book, while listening to Ambassador Antila's brief synopsis of the book. The book is now available in Finnish market under a title "Suuri savanni. Tansanian kansallispuistot ja muut avainsuojelualueet" (The Great Savanna. The National Parks of Tanzania, and Other Key Conservation Areas"). The book is published in Finnish language by Auris at September 2003, containing 448 pages and 370 colour pics with 18 colour maps.
Ambassador Sinikka Antila of the Embassy of Finland in Tanzania officially presents The Great Savanna book to Hon. Bernard K. Membe (MP), Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Co-operation today in his office in Dar es Salaam. The author of the book, Olli Marttila, Ph.D. (born 1954), is an assistant professor in Environmental Science. His knowledge of nature in Tanzania is based on a close acquaintance with the country, where he made a total of ten journeys to the country between 1993-2000.
Hon. Membe thanking H.E. Ambassador Antila of Finland for the delivery of English-version of the books titled The Great Savanna which entails various tourist attractions in the country.
Hon. Membe greets Ambassador Ali Davutoğlu of Turkish Embassy in the United Republic of Tanzania who was also present during this special occasion.
Hon. Membe (center) in a group photo with H.E. Ambassador Antila of the Embassy of Finland and Ambassador Ali Davutoğlu of Turkish Embassy in the United Republic of Tanzania.
Ambassador Celestine Mushy, Director of the Department of Multilateral Cooperation in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Co-operation thanking Ambassador Antila and Ambassador Davutoğlu for paying courtesy visit to the Minister, and for presenting boxes of books about The National Parks of Tanzania, and Other Key Conservation Areas.
Ambassador Mushy and Ambassador Antila holding The Great Savanna book, cementing continued cooperation between the two countries.
All photos by Tagie Daisy Mwakawago