MINISTER MBARAWA ANNOUNCE NEW BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF TANZANIA RAILWAYS CORPORATION
Minister for Work, Transport, and Communication Prof. Mbarawa officially announced new Board of Directors of Tanzania Railways Corporation due to the nonappearance of board of directors for a long time since the reformation of Tanzania Railways Corporation after the merging of RAHCO and TRL. The merge of the two companies will improve rail transport services in Tanzania.
Prof. Mbarawa after the announce of Board of Directors of TRC he then offered certificates of appreciation to the previous TRL and RAHCO board members who finished their time. The new Board of Directors will be chaired by Prof. John Kondoro and Mr. Masanja Kadogosa as a board secretary, and it includes seven members who are Mr. Edson Mweyunge, Mr. Wolganga Ephraim Salia, Rukia Diwani Shamte, Dr. Jabir Kawe Bakari, Eng Karim Mataka, Mr. Mohamed Mashaka Mabuyu and Mr. Mativila.
The appointement of the Chairperson and board members was done under the new Railway Act, the board consists of the Chairperson who appointed by the President of the United Republic of Tanzania, and seven members appointed by the Minister.
Minister Mbarawa ordered the board of Directors of TRC to start work immediate after the inauguration, and he demanded the board to recruit new experts who will run Standard Gauge Railways operations, supervising the Standard Gauge Railway Project, to prepare tenders for the procure of locomotives and coaches to be used in Standard Gauge Railway after its completion and to construct barriers on Cross Sections so as to reduce accidents.