Thursday, 11-12 May 2023, Erfurt, Free State of Thuringia: The Premier of Thuringia, Bodo Ramelow, received the Tanzanian Ambassador in Germany, Dr. Abdallah Saleh Possi for the latter’s inagural visit to the Thuringian State Chancellery. Ambassador Dr. Possi was in this framework invited to sign the federal state’s guestbook.
During his bilateral exchanges with Premier Ramelow, Dr. Possi highlighted the eagerness of the United Republic of Tanzania to establishing further economic, academic, cultural and trade ties between the two states. For the latter purpose the ambassador also called upon the Speaker of the Thurigian Legislature, Birgit Pommer as well as Wolfgang Tiefensee, Minister of Economic, Scientific and Digital Society Affairs in Erfurt. Also in the state capital, Ambassador Possi continued his programme at the Friedrich Schiller University’s Faculty of Law, wherein he discussed a possible academic partnership with academic institutions in Tanzania. His visit further included a tour of The Max Planck Institute für Biogeochemistry.
From the business side of the visit, Dr. Possi paid a visit to Jena Analytik, the International Energy Society, German chapter (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Sonnenenergie e.V.), K-UTEC Salt Technologies in Sondershausen, etc.
The two-days visit to Thuringia included also a programme in Weimar, which encompassed a tête-à-tête with the Mayor Peter Kleine and visits to cultural institutions in order to explore likely cultural exchanges with the Union of Tanzania.
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Government of Thuringia: https://www.staatskanzlei-thueringen.de/medienservice/veranstaltungsberichte/detailseite/ministerpraesident-bodo-ramelow-9a6defd7f8