Ambassador Dr Aziz P. Mlima
Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, East Africa, Regional and International Cooperation, United Republic of Tanzania
An Economist by training, Ambassador Dr Mlima honed his skills in development, diplomacy and peace building as the Personal Assistant and Economic Advisor to the President of the United Republic of Tanzania (2005-2013).
Dr Mlima has worked closely with the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, the African Union, the African Development Bank, the World Bank and other International Organisations.
Dr Mlima holds a PhD in Economics and a MSc. in Agro-Economics. He has authored numerous papers and consulted for both the public and private sectors in Sweden and the United Kingdom.
Before joining the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, East Africa, Regional and International Cooperation in December 2015, Dr Mlima served as High Commissioner of the United Republic of Tanzania to the Federation of Malaysia.
Dr Aziz Mlima is married with four children.
East African Community
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