Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Tanzanian Education Minister appreciates Turkish schools

(Video Duration: 2 mins. 46 secs.)

Shukuru Jumanne Kawambwa, Ph.D.
Tanzanian Education Minister Shukuru Jumanne Kawambwa shares his remarks at the conference, Peacebuilding Through Education, held in New York on Sep. 24. The minister praises the contributions of Turkish schools to Tanzanian people education.

The minister states that the Feza Schools contribute to the peaceful coexistence in the country, and elaborates on their mission and vision:
To grow a new 'Golden Generation' instilled with open mindedness, curiosity, creativity, dignity, respect, integrity of character, value driven attitudes, innovative minds and synergetic coexistence. Accordingly, to cultivate a culture of multicultural understanding, tolerance and respect in an atmosphere of mutual support and positive relationships.

* Kawambwa is a Member of Parliament in the National Assembly of Tanzania. He was appointed Minister of Science, Communication and Technology on February 12, 2008, and was appointed as Minister of Infrastructure Development on May 11, 2008. He has received his Ph.D. from Surrey University in the United Kingdom. He taught at the University of Dar es Salaam between 1995 and 2005. He was previously the Minister of Infrastructure Development. He is currently the Minister for Education and Vocational Training.