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About this site site is a distribution channel for information and services produced by the Embassy of Finland in Dar es Salaam and the Finnish Ministry for Foreign Affairs for domestic and foreign users. The web service is provided in Finnish and English. The Facts About Finland -brochure is also in Swahili language.

Front page news presents main headlines of the recent press releases, speeches or articles related to Finland or the activities of the Embassy of Finland in the United Republic of Tanzania. Current affairs of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs, also on the front page, opens with the most recent press releases and speeches or articles published by the foreign affairs administration.

Current Affairs contains history of the news and articles concerning activities of the Embassy of Finland in the United Republic of Tanzania, and the history of recent press releases by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Visitors can subscribe to an RSS feed and receive topical material to RSS reader.

Embassy section provides information about the Embassy and its tasks, organization, personnel and history.

Services section provides detailed information about the consular services, visa and nationality issues, residence and work permits. It also contains information on application process of journalist and research permits to Tanzania.

Development Cooperation section provides detailed information on the areas of Finland's development cooperation with Tanzania and its history.

Trade and Economy section provides information on Finnish economy and business services.

Finland and Tanzania contains information on the history of the bilateral relations of the countries.

About Finland contains information and articles about various fields related to Finland.

Links section lists useful links providing information about Finland.

With Feedback questionnaire you can send us feedback or ask questions about our website.

Contacts contains the contact details of the Embassy and its office and client service hours.

Special programmes

All the material on the Current affairs subsection can also be monitored with an RSS feed (Really Simple Syndication/Rich Site Summary).  Users can subscribe to a newsgroup and receive notifications of updates. This helps avoid constant visits to the website in order to be notified of new and changed content.

An RSS feed requires a reader which can be downloaded from the Internet for free. Instructions concerning the use of RSS are available, for example, at

Copyright policy

Copyright to the texts, pictures and web casts published on the website belongs to the Embassy of Finland or other parties mentioned in connection with the published material. For example, the copyright to pictures can belong to others but the Embassy has made an agreement on the use of the photos.

Linking to the texts is free and texts can be quotes as long as the source is mentioned. Other kind of use of the material must be separately agreed upon with the Embassy of Finland.

Linking to individual photos is categorically denied.  

Privacy policy

Identifiable personal information of service users is not collected. We do not need users' contact details for other ends than responding to their feedback.


The Embassy of Finland in Dar es Salaam takes responsibility for the content of this website, which will be kept as up-to-date as possible.

The Embassy of Finland does not assume responsibility for the correctness of information of linked pages maintained by other service providers.

Further information

The service is maintained by the Embassy of Finland in Dar es Salaam and the Unit for Web Communication of the Ministry's Department for Communication and Culture. For further information about the service, please contact:

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Updated 5/10/2007

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