Domestic tourists urged to visit country’s southern areas

02Mar 2021
Correspondent
Dar es Salaam
The Guardian
Domestic tourists urged to visit country’s southern areas

TANZANIANS have been called upon to see the importance of visiting various reserve areas in the southern areas as domestic tourists in order to know various economic and trade opportunities.

The remarks were given at the weekend by the Natural Resources and Tourism Minister Dr Damas Ndumbaro when launching the festival to mark the Maji Maji rebellion and cultural tourism at Mashujaa Stadium here. 

Dr Ndumbaro, who is also Songea Urban Member of Parliament said the ministry, in collaboration with the office of the Ruvuma Regional Commissioner, Ruvuma Region’s Cultural and Customs Council and the TPDF have been celebrating the day every year from 25 to 27 February in remembrance to the country’s martyrs who fought for the country on February 27 1906.

He said 67 of our fighters were hanged by Germans and their graves are located at Mahenge area in Songea Town.

He said he launched the 114th Festival of the Maji Maji Rebellion and Cultural Tourism for 2021, the festival, he said, goes simultaneously with various exhibitions by entrepreneurs aimed at their own economic advancement....read more on https://epaper.ippmedia.com

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