Tehran, 9 December 2022 (TDI): Iran congratulated Tanzania on National Day observed on 9 December 2022 Iran’s Foreign Ministry tweeted on Friday.

The tweet stated, “On the occasion of the National Day of Tanzania we extend our warm congratulations to the people and the government of the United Republic of Tanzania and wish them everlasting peace and prosperity.”

Friday’s Independence Day celebrations in Tanzania have been canceled by President Samia Suluhu Hassan, who has instead ordered that the funds be utilized to construct dormitories for kids with special needs.

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The estimated cost of the 61st Independence Day celebration was $445,000. The majority of Tanzania’s economy is based on agriculture.

The government’s dedication to socialist development and central planning, as articulated in the Arusha Declaration of 1967, is reflected in the country’s growing focus on agricultural production throughout the 1970s and 1980s.

A variety of industries and public services were nationalized as a result of the announcement. However, over time, the centrally planned economy had a significant role in the global economy’s sharp collapse.

Agriculture contributes roughly the same percentage of the nation’s gross domestic product as the two-fifths of its people who work in agricultural output.

Corn (maize), rice, sorghum, millet, bananas, cassava (manioc), sweet potatoes, barley, potatoes, and wheat are the main food crops. The main exports of Tanzania include cotton, cashew nuts, coffee, and gold.

Gold is by far the most profitable of these, accounting for more than two-thirds of the nation’s export revenues in the early 2000s. Textiles, gemstones, and agricultural materials are among the other exports.

Switzerland, India, South Africa, as well as China are among the nations that import goods from Tanzania.

Machinery, transportation equipment, petroleum, and chemical items make up the majority of Tanzania’s imports, which come from nations including India, South Africa, the United Arab Emirates, China, and Switzerland.