The president of the United Republic of Tanzania Dr John Pombe Magufuli has announced an upgrade in the mining sector in Tanzania which includes the construction of a mineral processor for nickel in association with Burundi.
While speaking at Lake Tanganyika grounds in Kigoma, Dr Magufuli said that this upgrade is the beginning of a business partnership with Burundi. He also assured the crowd that the projects will bring more job opportunities to the people of Tanzania.
“We have already started discussing the project but we want to mode it along so we can build a big contraption for the processing…” Dr Magufuli.
The president also stated that Tanzania’s business partnership with Burundi will improve as he plans to allow Burundi to sell its minerals in the mineral market in Kigoma.