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President Jakaya Kikwete has invited Japanese and Turkish businessmen to invest in energy;

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    President Jakaya Kikwete has invited Japanese and Turkish businessmen to inject more investments in Tanzania in various economic sectors especially power generation, agriculture, fisheries, transportation and mining.

    The president extended the invitation while speaking with delegations of leading Japanese and Turkish businessmen who called on him separately at the State House in Dar es Salaam on Friday.

    Through the Japanese delegation who were led by the Chairman of Africa-Japan Co-operation Committee who is also the Vice-President of the Board of Marubeni Corporation, Mr Sekiyama Mamoru, President Kikwete extended his condolences to the people of Japan following an earthquake that killed between 200 and 300 people.

    According to a statement issued by the Directorate of Presidential Communications, the Japanese delegation will also visit Kenya and Ethiopia.

    The Turkish delegation was led by the Minister of State responsible for Trade, Mr Zafer Caglayan, who is in the country for a meeting with the Tanzanian business community.

    The Turkish minister presented to Mr Kikwete a special message from President Abdullah Gul and an invitation to attend the Least Developed Countries (LDCs) meeting to be held in Turkey in May.