Air Force One gets ready to take off.
H.E. President Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete of the United Republic of Tanzania hugs and congratulates the US Ambassador Alfonso Lenhardt of the United States of America to the United Republic of Tanzania for his continued strong commitment in working close with the Tanzania Government in seeing all US projects are keenly delivered to locals and people living in rural areas. The US has several projects in the country, that includes health care initiatives, food security measures, preventive measures for Malaria and HIV/AIDs pandemics and technical assistance.
President Kikwete and Ambassador Lenhardt share a candid moment, while witnessing their wives shares a hug.
President Kikwete, First Lady Mama Salma Kikwete and their two beloved sons took time to reminisce on the US President Barack Obama's historical visit in the country. President Obama has expressed strong commitment in initiating programs that will build skills and be beneficial to the future of young people.
Hon. Minister Bernard K. Membe (MP) of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs also took time to congratulate H.E. Ambassador Alfonso Lenhardt of the Unites States of America to the United Republic of Tanzania for his impeccable solidarity in assisting the Tanzania Government in its is socio-economic endeavors.
Hon. Prime Minister Mizengo Pinda exchanges views with Hon. Membe and Ambassador Lenhardt of the United States of America to Tanzania.
President Kikwete and Senior Government Officials, along with H.E. Ambassador Alfonso Lenhardt gathered to witness the Air Force One plane carrying the US President Barack Obama takes off at the Julius Nyerere International Airport in Dar es Salaam.
Mr. Geophrey Pinda, Foreign Service Officer in the Protocol Department in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Co-operation points Hon. Minister Bernard K. Membe (MP) of Foreign Affairs to the members of the media who awaits to do a Live interview. (This photo by Rosemary Malale)
Hon. Minister Membe took time to do a TBC Live interview to thank the dedicated Tanzanians for their jovial mood, patience and solidarity that they have shown to the the US President Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama and their two daughters in the past two days during their official visit. He said that their tranquility and normalcy had made it easier for the US First Couple to enjoy their stay in Tanzania.
President Kikwete shares some laughters with Prime Minister Mizengo Pinda, Hon. Minister Membe, Hon. Minister Malima and the DSM Regional Commissioner Sadik.
President Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete shares a moment with to Hon. Minister Bernard K. Membe of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Co-operation.
Members of media also gathered to witness this historical occasion.
H.E. President Kikwete explains something to his Government Officials that include Hon. Prime Minister Mizengo Pinda, Hon. Minister Bernard K. Membe (MP) and the Dar es Salaam Regional Commissioner Saidi Meck Sadik.
President Kikwete continues with laughters with his Government Officials.
Air Force One carrying the US President Barack Obama is moving, preparing itself to take off.
President Kikwete and his Government Officials looking on as the Air Force One is set to take off.
Tanzania bid farewell to the US President Barack Obama.
President Kikwete and the US Ambassador Lenhardt wave goodbye to US President Barack Obama.
President Kikwete gives a firm congratulatory hug to the US Ambassador Alfonso Lenhardt to the United Republic of Tanzania.
President Kikwete took time to walk and thank all Tanzanians that had gathered to bid farewell to the US President Barack Obama in his two-days historical visit in the country.
H.E. President Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete walks back after he bids farewell to the US President Barack Obama, who was in the country for the past two-days in his official tour. Also in the photo are Hon. Minister Mizengo Pinda and the DSM Regional Commissioner Sadik.
All other photos by Tagie Daisy Mwakawago