Tanzanian Officials Visited CDI

On 14th January, 2015, the Regional Commissioner of Kigoma, Tanzania, Mr. Issa S. Machibya, led a delegation of four to visit CDI. Vice President Dr. Qu Jian, Deputy Director of Regional Planning Department Dr. Peng Jian, and junior researcher Jin Xiaojia received the delegation and had a good discussion with the distinguished guests from Africa. The Tanzania delegation was first introduced about CDI’s history and fields of research and consultation in the Exhibition Hall, where Dr. Qu Jian highlighted CDI’s recent projects on African SEZs in Mauritius and Ethiopia. After the tour, CDI’s experts and the Tanzania delegation engaged in a fruitful discussion on Shenzhen SEZ’s success and Kigoma SEZ’s challenge in investment promotion. On behalf of Kigoma Region and his colleagues, Mr. Issa S. Machibya had expressed his sincere gratitude to CDI for the hospitality. He believed CDI’s experience in SEZ strategic planning and consultation will be of good reference value to Kigoma SEZ. After the discussion, CDI and the delegation have reached a preliminary agreement on how to proceed with further cooperation between the two.