Women of Firsts: US VP Kamala Harris meets Tanzania’s President Suluhu Hasan

Women of Firsts: US VP Kamala Harris meets Tanzania's President Suluhu Hasan
Tanzania’s first female President Samia Suluhu Hassan is hosted by U.S. first female Vice President Kamala Harris at White House in Washington

Somalilandsun: The US Vice President Kamala Harris hosted President Samia Suluhu Hasan at her white House offices on April 15, 2022

The  Vice President underscored that the Biden-Harris Administration is committed to strengthening ties with Tanzania and with countries across Africa, based on the principles of mutual respect and equality.

 This women of firsts meeting  brought together Kamal Harris the first Woman UZ vice president and Suluhu Hasan the first woman president of Tanzania

The Vice President welcomed President Hassan’s efforts to strengthen democracy and human rights in Tanzania. They reviewed a number of areas of cooperation in our bilateral relationship, including health, agriculture, and infrastructure.

The Vice President underscored the importance of our economic and commercial partnership, and discussed recent reforms and others needed to further strengthen our investment relationship.

Tanzanian President Samia Suluhu Hassan (L) meets with Vice President Kamala Harris in Harris’ ceremonial office in Washington on April 15, 2022. [Courtesy of White House]
The two leaders noted they are looking forward to the entry into force of an Open Skies Air Transport Agreement, which establishes a modern civil aviation relationship between the United States and Tanzania and agreed it will promote increased travel and trade and help spur economic growth. Sourced from the standard