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Jamhuri ya Muungano wa Tanzania

Wizara ya Ujenzi na Uchukuzi


The President of the United Republic of Tanzania issued a Notice on assignment of Ministerial responsibilities (Instruments) Vide Government Notice No.144 of 22nd April, 2016 and its amendment of 7th October, 2017. In that instrument, the President created a Ministry of Works, Transport and Communication which is mandated to formulate and monitor implementation of Policies on Works, Construction, Transport and Transportation; Communication Technology (ICT), Posts and Telecommunications. The Ministry is also responsible for  Roads, Bridges, Ferries and Mechanical Matters, Public Works and Government Buildings; Engineering and Design Works, Material Laboratory, Transport Licensing, Civil Aviation, Surface, marine, Air and Rail Transportation; Harbours/Ports, Safety and Security of Transport and Communication; Meteorology, National ICT broadband Back-Borne; Performance Improvement and Development of Human Resources; Extra-Ministerial Departments, Parastatal Organisations, Agencies and Projects under this Ministry.