SALAAM Tanzania (Xinhua) --
Visiting South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on
Friday hailed Tanzania as the shrine of the Southern
African liberation struggle.
inspiration to the Southern African liberation struggle
and the entire African continent," said Ramaphosa on a
visit to Mazimbu, a base that sheltered South African
freedom fighters in Morogoro region, located 200
kilometers west of commercial capital Dar es Salaam.
"Tanzania is indeed the heart of the southern African
liberation struggle," said Ramaphosa in an event
televised live by state-run Tanzania Broadcasting
"We return here (Mazimbu) to remember men and women
who made sacrifice for our freedom," said the South
African president, who is on three-day state visit to
Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa, said Tanzania will
continue to honor the country’s founding President
Julius Nyerere and Nelson Mandela, the South African’s
first black president, for their unwavering commitment
toward the South African liberation struggle.
Majaliwa reaffirmed Tanzania’s commitment to
strengthening the country’s bilateral relations with
South Africa, especially on pushing forward the
industrialization agenda aimed at enabling the country
to attain the middle income status by 2025.
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