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pinda2013Top leadership of the Media Council of Tanzania had a rare opportunity of meeting the Prime Minister, Mizengo Pinda at his Dar es Salaam residence on January 25, 2013.

The MCT delegation comprising the Council’s Vice President, Chande Omar Omar,  Ethics Committee Chairperson, rtd Justice Thomas Mihayo,  and two Governing Board members, Kenneth Simbaya, Rose Haji  and  Rafii Makame Haji.

Others were the Council’s Executive Secretary, Kajubi Mukajanga, Human Resources Manager, Ziada Kilobo, Publications, Research and Documentation Manager, John Mireny, Finance Manager, John Nguya,Zanzibar MCT Office Manager, Suleiman Seif and Ethics and Arbitration Manager, Allan Lawa.

The Prime Minister had invited members of the media fraternity for talks, cocktail and dinner for the event billed to welcome the year 2013.

Other invitees for the occasion were the Association of Media Owners of Tanzania (MOAT) and the Tanzania Editors Forum(TEF).

Pinda responded to various questions on media and government relations, new information legislations, the migration to digital technology and other pertinent national issues raised during the event.

The Prime Minister remained calm as he received the questions mainly from editors and responded to all but a few which he asked the Minister for Information, Dr. Fennella Mukangara, and the Minister for Communications, Professor Makame Mbarawa who were present at the meeting to respond.


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