Jamaica: The Senator and Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade and newly elected candidate for Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamina Johnson Smith has been on her official tour.
She has been on an official tour of several countries to promote her candidature to the Commonwealth. She has also been engaged in meeting with the Foreign Ministers and the Head of State to discuss several international topics.
The minister recently visited Dar Es Salaam and met with the Minister of Foreign Affairs and East African Cooperation of Tanzania, Ambassador Liberata Mulamula. Both leaders had an interaction on the bilateral relations shared by both countries. The discussion also covered youth, culture, sports, tourism and climate resilience.
“In #DarEsSalaam, I had an excellent meeting w/ H.E. @Amb_Mulamula Foreign Minister of #Tanzania. We acknowledged our strong bilateral history and proposed re-engaging through a Joint Tech Cooperation framework. Potential in #YOUTH #culture #sports #tourism #climateresilience,” the minister stated while informing about the recent meeting.”
During the visit, Johnson also shared her vision for a reinvigorated and re-energised Commonwealth.
“On multilateral issues, I shared my vision for a reinvigorated and re-energised #Commonwealth responsive to the needs and priorities of its member states, and in particular the devptal needs of #smallstates,” she added.
Kamina Johnson’s next stop will be Rwanda, where she will meet with the dignitaries in Kigali. She optimised, “Looking forward to further engagement in #Kigali.”
2/2 On multilateral issues,I shared my vision for a reinvigorated and re-energised #Commonwealth responsive to the needs and priorities of its member states, and in particular the devptal needs of #smallstates
Looking forward to further engagement in #Kigali #KJSforCSG pic.twitter.com/qIdPVwjZoy
— Hon. Kamina J Smith (@kaminajsmith) May 13, 2022
Chairman of Oil and Gas of Tanzania, Abdulsamad Abdulrahim, presented best wishes and extended thanks to the minister for visiting the country. He further lauded Smith for her vision for the future of the Commonwealth.
“Madame @kaminajsmith. Tanzanians are so proud of your vision for the future of the Commonwealth and the critical importance of the Africa-Caribbean cohort in the family of Commonwealth Nations. Rest assured, Tanzanians are fully behind you. All the best & thanks for visiting us,” he stated on social media.