MINISTER FOR WORKS, TRANSPORT AND COMMUNICATION HON. PROF. MAKAME MARAWA ANNOUNCES THE COMMENCEMENT OF NEW RAILWAY ACT
Minister for Works, Transport and Communication Hon. Prof. Makame Marawa announces the commencement of new Railway Act No. 10 of 2017. Mbarawa announces that in front of the General Secretary of Ministry of Works, Transport and Communication, and the appointed Chairperson of the Board of Directors of Tanzania Railways Corporation Prof. John Wajanga Kondoro. Prof. Mbarawa said that workers who were belong to the forme TRL and RACHO are now belong to the new Tanzania Railways Corporation also debts and properties of the former TRL and RAHCO from now are liable to Tanzania Railways Corporation.
On the other step Minister Mbarawa announces Mr. Masanja Kungu Kadogosa appointment by The President of The United Republic of Tanzania as a Director General of Tanzania Railways Corporation and Prof. John Wajanga Kondoro as a Chairperson of the Board of Directors of Tanzania Railways Corporation.
The Parliament of The United Republic of Tanzani in 13 September of 2017 passed the Bill for the New Tanzania Railway Act. And in 8 October of 2017 The President of the United Republic of Tanzania Dr. John Pombe Magufuli approved the Bill and in 13 October of 2017 the Act was published on the Government Newspaper
The main objective for new Railways Act, is delivering an efficient and effective rail transport service, manage and develop rail infrastructure and ensuring rail infrastructure safety and security in Tanzania Mainland.New Railway Act results into the deletion of Railway Act No. 4 of 2002 and deletion of the former Reli Assets Holding Company(RAHCO) and Tanzania Railways Limited(TRL)