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The High Commission of India in association with the National Museum of Tanzania organized a day-long seminar on 7 March 2024 on the 'Role of the Indian diaspora in developmental journey of Tanzania
and shaping India-Tanzania relations'.

The seminar, inaugurated by H.E. Dr. Emmanuel Ishengoma, Director of Arts Development, representing the Minister of Culture, Arts, & Sports, drew participation from Indian diaspora,  historians, academics  and student community. An enriching exchange of ideas unfolded throughout the day.

The 1st session of the seminar was chaired by Dr. Noel Biseko Lwoga, Director General, National Museum of Tanzania. Esteemed speakers presented historical facts, intriguing insights & stories that shed light on the historical & symbiotic bond that has thrived between India and Tanzania.

Hon. Mama Shamim Parkar Khan, former Deputy Minister of Trade and Community Development and the recipient of Pravasi Bharatiya Samman 2019, chaired the 2nd session of the seminar.
Distinguished speakers highlighted the remarkable achievements and indelible contributions of the Indian diaspora in Tanzania's developmental journey.

The 3rd session of the seminar was chaired by Hon. Amb Omar Mjenga, former diplomat and President and CEO of Centre for International Policy- Africa. Distinguished speakers shared insights on diaspora's role and its historic as well as novel responsibilities for strengthening India-Tanzania relations..

H.E. Prof. Palamagamba Kabudi, MP & former Minister of Foreign Affairs was the Chief Guest at the Valedictory Session. His captivating speech on the contribution of the Indian diaspora in the nation-building of Tanzania, supported by factual data & engaging anecdotes, left the audience spellbound.