Tuesday, September 27, 2016

JPM: Purchase more freight scanners

PRESIDENT John Magufuli has given a two-month final offer to Tanzania Ports Authority (TPA) to buy four load examining machines at Dar es Salaam Port.

His new mandate came when he went to the port yesterday whereupon he found that exclusive two out of four machines were working.


The working two machines, in any case, have no limit of taking care of all merchandise imported into the nation through the port, a circumstance which proposes that there was poor control of swindling by representatives.

In the interim, Dr Magufuli coordinated the TPA administration in a joint effort with the capable service to hold chats with Tanzania International Container Terminal Services Ltd (TICTS) with the perspective to investigating the agreement the organization entered with the legislature keeping in mind the end goal to empower the nation to profit by the arrangement.

The TICTS has been contracted to do stacking and off-stacking of freight at compartment numbers 8, 9, 10 and 11 at the port.

"I guide you TPA, the Minister for Minister for Works, Transport and Communication and in addition Tanzania Revenue Authority who are all here to guarantee that the new machines are set up inside two months.

This would convey to six, the aggregate number of filtering machines at the port.


All merchandise ought to be checked," he said.During his visit at which he had the chance to converse with individuals from staff of the TPA, President Magufuli likewise inspected the oil stream meters and saw that they were not working. This additionally incited him to coordinate the TPA to accelerate the way toward getting different meters in an offer to make productive gathering of assessment income.

He assist tested the power to build the Inland Container Depots at Ruvu in Coast area with a specific end goal to dispose of the ICDs built up by private financial specialists, taking note of that the private ICDs have been aiding in dodging charges.

Addressing the TPA laborers, he mollified fears among them over the progressing check on open specialists' scholastic certifications, saying the activity was not went for cleansing them but instead tending to the widespread issue of having 'too much 'phantom specialists' whose number has now achieved 17,500.

Amid his visit, he was joined by the Minister for Works, Transport and Communication, Prof Makame Mbarawa.

In a different occasion at the State House, President Magufuli swore in Dr Zainab Chaula as new Deputy Permanent Secretary in the President's Office Regional Administration and Local Governments (PO-RALG).

Dr Chaula replaces Dr Deodatus Mtesiwa who has resigned. Before being selected to the post, Dr Chaula was the Chief Medical Officer of Dodoma Regional Hospital.
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