Press release

President Michel congratulates Dr John Pombe Magufuli following election victory in Tanzania

October 30, 2015

President James Michel congratulated his Tanzanian counterpart, Dr John Pombe Magufuli following his victory in the general elections held in the United Republic of Tanzania.

In his message to the President elect, President James Michel also congratulated the people of Tanzania for peacefully exercising their democratic right to elect a new leader and ensuring that the elections remain a strong reminder of the vibrant democracy that Tanzania represents in the region.

President Michel also remarked that the election victory attests to the trust that the Tanzanian people have in Dr Magufuli’s capacity to keep the country firmly on the road to development.

“It also demonstrates the confidence that the people of Tanzania have in the  Chama Cha Mapinduzi and the progress and prosperity it has brought to Tanzania over the last 50 years,” said President Michel

 The President of Seychelles also pledged the continued support of the Government and people of Seychelles to work with with the Government of the United Republic of Tanzania to ensure that bonds that the two countries share, since the days of the liberation movements in Africa, remain strong and are reinforced by multifaceted exchanges in fields of mutual interest.