On Tuesday, April 30th, 2024, the High Commissioner of the United Republic of Tanzania to Canada, H.E. Joseph Sokoine, presented his letters of credence to the Governor General of Canada, H.E. the Right Honorable Mary Simon, at the historic Rideau Hall in Ottawa, a fitting venue for such a significant event.

With the act, the Excellency Sokoine is officially the High Commissioner of the United Republic of Tanzania. He will lead the High Commission in promoting bilateral relations between the United Republic of Tanzania and Canada and Multilateral cooperation through the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and the United Nations Convention on Biodiversity Secretariat, based in Montr√©al, Quebec. 

H.E. Sokoine is the 16th High Commissioner of the United Republic of Tanzania to Canada since diplomatic relations between the two countries were established 60 years ago.