The government of India with cooperation with government of Tanzania set to inject 1tri/- for Kibamba- Kisarawe water Project. This move targets improving water sector in Tanzania.
The Kibamba – Kisarawe project will be implemented through construction of six million litres capacity tank. The project will be fully implemented at a cost of 10.6bn/-. Additionally, it will serve 450,000 residents of Kibamba and Kisarawe District in the Coast Region.
The India Foreign Affairs Minister Dr Subrahmanyan Jaishankar, visited to inspect the progress of the Kibamba water tank. Moreover, the tank is built by the government in collaboration with the government of India.
Importance of the Kibamba- Kisarawe Water Project to the Coastal Region of Tanzania
Additionally, Dr Subrahmanyan said the government of India is well prepared to cooperate with the government of Tanzania. Moreover, this cooperation will ensure that water service is improved because water is a basic need for every human being.
“We have decided to come specifically to this project with the aim of witnessing ourselves the progress of its implementation since it was built eight years ago, we are happy to see the good progress of this project, which has been a great help to the residents of these areas,” he said.
Noteworthy, the Indian Minister praised Tanzanian government for the great efforts made in clean water accessibility. Furthermore, a huge part of the population is currently accessing the service.
“The government of India recognizes the importance of water services as it is a basic and guaranteed need for all people and for this progress that Tanzania has achieved we congratulate them very much,” he said.
Speaking about the cooperation, Tanzanian Minister for Water, Jumaa Aweso, congratulated the government of India for the efforts they have been making to improve water service in the country.
The Acting Chief Executive Officer of DAWASA, Mr Kiula Kingu, congratulated the Indian government for the big investment they are making in the country on water projects.