PRESIDENT Samia Suluhu Hassan has thanked the Vice President of the United States, Kamala Harris for the historic visit to Tanzania, saying it will help strengthen the relationship between the two nations.
President Samia has said this on his Twitter page saying goodbye to the top American leader after concluding a three-day visit to the country.
He said the implementation of the things they discussed will help push the relationship between the nations further.
"Thank you Vice President of the United States, Kamala Harris for your historic trip to Tanzania, the implementation we discussed will push the relationship between Tanzania and the United States forward for the benefit of both countries.
Have a nice trip and welcome back to Tanzania," wrote President Samia who, like Kamala, has a history of being the first woman in Tanzania to hold a high office.
Kamala was in the country since the other day for a visit at the invitation of President Samia, the day after their conversation, they explained to journalists several agreements to develop cooperation between their two countries.
In another step, the Vice President, Dr. Philip Mpango has led Tanzanians to say goodbye to the Vice President of the United States at the Julius Nyerere International Airport (JNIA), Dar es Salaam.
Kamala left yesterday at 5:30 in the morning accompanied by her husband, Douglas Emhoff after a visit that was beneficial to Tanzanians by signing several agreements to help them in various fields.
While at JNIA, Kamala and her husband watched the dances of Tanzanian culture before saying goodbye to her hosts and boarding their C-32 Air Force II plane and leaving for Zambia to conclude her nine-day tour in Africa.
Protection and security were of a high standard as they witnessed American security officers on top of Terminal I buildings and others patrolling with dogs and horses.
Dr. Mpango was the first to arrive at the stadium at 5:10 in the morning and then a quarter of an hour later at 5:25 the Harris convoy arrived and the departure procedures began.
Among those who accompanied Dr. Mpango to say goodbye to Kamala are the Minister of Foreign Affairs and East African Cooperation, Dr. Stergomena Tax, Minister of Investment, Industry and Trade, Dr. Ashatu Kijaji, Tanzanian Ambassador to the United States, Dr. Elsie Kanza and the Regional Head of Dar es Salaam, Amos Makalla.
Kamala arrived on March 29, this year at 5:05 p.m. coming from Ghana for a nine-day visit to three countries in Africa;
Ghana, Tanzania and Zambia.
Among the things he did while in the country was to talk to President Samia where they agreed on several issues including agreeing to help the country in dealing with the Marburg virus.
Apart from that, Kamala also promised to cooperate with Tanzania to deal with the effects of climate change, to help in the fight against terrorism.
In addition, he visited the National Museum and laid a wreath at the Monument to those who lost their lives in the 1998 terrorist attack on the American Embassy in the country.