On the occasion of Tanzania’s national day, Monday 26 April 2021, King Mohammed VI sent a congratulatory message to President Samia Hassan Suluhu, expressing his warm compliments and sincere wishes for progress and prosperity to the Tanzanian people.
Tanzania celebrated on Monday, April 26, 2021, the 57th anniversary of its accession to international sovereignty. On this occasion, King Mohammed VI of Morocco sent a congratulatory message to the Tanzanian President, Samia Hassan Suluhu. In his message, the Cherifian sovereign expressed his sincere wishes for progress and prosperity to the Tanzanian people.
King Mohammed VI also took the opportunity to express his pride in the fraternal ties uniting the Kingdom of Morocco and the Republic of Tanzania, affirming his determination to work with the Tanzanian President to move forward in strengthening bilateral relations and promote fruitful cooperation in all areas, in the interest of both countries and the African continent.
It should be recalled that the current Tanzania was born from the union of Tanganyika and Zanzibar on 26 April 1964, shortly after their respective independence from the United Kingdom. It has been a member of the Commonwealth since late 1961 and of the United Nations since 14 December 1961.
After the death of Tanzanian President John Pombe Magufuli on 17 March last, a few months after his re-election for a second term, he was replaced by Vice President Samia Suluhu Hassan, 61. The latter became the country’s first female president.