Tanzania and Mozambique cut need for entry visas

9 November 2006

Dodoma, Tanzania, 09 Nov – The Tanzanian parliament ratified the agreement to drop the need for visas with Mozambique for all Mozambican citizens who wish to visit the country for a maximum of 30 days, officials said.

The agreement approved Tuesday follows approval by Mozambique’s Interior Minister, James Mungai.

The decision follows a call by Mozambican president, Armando Guebuza and the former Tanzanian president, Benjamin Mkapa to cut the need for entry visas when the first stone was set for the bridge over the Rovuma river linking their two countries. (macauhub)