President Paul Kagame on Thursday joined President Samia Suluhu Hassan and fellow African leaders in Dar-es-Salaam at the celebrations to mark the 60th anniversary of Tanzania’s independence.
The Head of State joined Presidents Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya, Filipe Jacinto Nyusi of Mozambique and Azali Assoumani of Comoros at the ceremony held at Uhuru Stadium in the capital Dar-es-Salaam.
Others are former presidents of Malawi Joyce Banda and retired presidents Armando Guebuza of Mozambique and Botswana. Also in attendance are the Prime Minister of DR Congo, Jean-Michel Sama Lukonde, Mozambique’s Minister of Health and Botswana’s Minister of Foreign Affairs.
The colourful event was attended by thousands who were entertained by a military parades and a drive through military hardware in a show of force by the East African nation.