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Sweden Gives $36m To UN In Tanzania For Development

  
Swedish ambassador to Tanzania Katarina Rangnitt and UN resident coordinator Alvaro Rodriguez display documents after signing an agreement in Dar es Salaam on Monday. The agreement will see Sweden donate $36 million (about Sh80.4 billion) to the UN in Tanzania. PHOTO | THE CITIZEN

 

The funds will be directed through the Tanzania One Fund established for UN agencies in the country to help implement the United Nations Development Assistance Plan 2016-21, local online newspaper, The Citizen reports.

“We join forces to support Tanzania’s development goals, especially at this time when the government aspires to achieve the middle income economy status vision.” Mrs. Rangnitt said.

Mr Rodriguez said that the grant will help the UN to work on promoting employment opportunities for poor Tanzanians, address good governance principle and women’s leadership in politics, the report said.

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