Designate Ambassador Jacob Rijkert Theodoor Frederiks of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to the United Republic of Tanzania signs a visitors book at the State House today, prior to his presentation of the Letters of Credence to President Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete.
H.E. President Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete, President of the United Republic of Tanzania awaits the newly Designate Ambassador Jacob Rijkert Theodoor Frederiks of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to the United Republic of Tanzania today at the State House, in Dar es Salaam. Also in the photo are Hon. Bernard K. Membe (MP) (2nd left), Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Co-operation and Ambassador Dora Msechu (left), Director of the Department of Europe and Americas in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Introducing the Designate Ambassador Frederiks is the Chief of Protocol Ambassador Mohammed Maharage Juma.
Newly Designate Ambassador Frederiks of the Kingdom of the Netherlands presents his Letters of Credence to President Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete of the United Republic of Tanzania.
H.E. President Kikwete introduces H.E. Ambassador Frederiks to Hon. Minister Membe.
H.E. Ambassador Frederiks gets introduced to Ambassador Dora Msechu.
H.E. Ambassador Frederiks gets introduced to Ms. Agnes Kiama.
H.E. President Kikwete in a discussion with H.E. Ambassador Frederiks of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to the United Republic of Tanzania. During their discussion, President Kikwete highlighted areas of cooperation between the two countries in various sectors that include horticulture in Mbeya and Iringa regions, promotion of dairy industry, oil and gas.
President Kikwete continues with his discussion with Ambassador Frederiks, while Mr. Dirk Jan-Brouwer, First Secretary (Economic Affairs) of the Embassy of the Netherlands in Tanzania listening on.
Hon. Minister Membe and Ambassador Dora Msechu listening to President Kikwete's and Ambassador Frederiks' discussion.
Other Senior Officials listening to the discussion of President Kikwete and Ambassador Frederiks.
Others during the discussion were Ms. Premi Kibanga (right) (Press Secretary to President Kikwete) and Ms. Agnes Kiama (2nd right), Foreign Service Officer in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Brass Band playing National Anthem of the Netherlands.
Ambassador Frederiks shakes hands with the Conductor of the Brass Band, thanking him for the National Anthem of his country.
Ambassador Frederiks (center), Mr. Lumbila Fyataga, Acting State House Comptroller (left) and Chief of Protocol Mohammed Maharage Juma (right).
All photos by Tagie Daisy Mwakawago