healthcare sector of Zanzibar

ADFD to give monetary support to the healthcare sector of Zanzibar

The Abu Dhabi Fund for Development and the Govt. of Zanzibar in the Federal Republic of Tanzania signed an agreement where the ADFD agreed to give Dhs37 million to support the building of Zanzibar’s Wete Hospital on Pemba Island.

Abu Dhabi Fund for Development’s Director-General, Mohammed Saif Al Suwaidi, and the region’s Minister of Finance and Planning, Mohammed Ramia Abdiwawa signed the Memorandum of Understanding.

The new hospital’s project intends to aid the healthcare sector, increase the competence of healthcare facilities and improve the aptitude of the region’s medical providers. Upon completion, the project hopes to deliver treatment and healthcare facilities to Pemba’s citizens and also those of Zanzibar’s nearby islands.

Mohammed Saif Al Suwaidi stated how the agreements express the determination and the role played by the UAE and ADFD in encouraging sustainable development. Abu Dhabi Fund for Development backs numerous development projects prioritized by the Government of Zanzibar to develop the area’s healthcare sector and make advances towards sustainable development. Mohammed Saif Al Suwaidi added that the Wete Hospital will be established following the top international healthcare standards to make sure essential healthcare facilities are provided to the citizens of Pemba in Zanzibar. It will also be provided with the finest medical equipment to add to advancing the efficiency of healthcare and treatment facilities in the area.

Zanzibar’s Minister of Finance and Planning, Mohammed Ramia Abdiwawa appreciated the constant support provided by the UAE for Tanzania’s sustainable economic development and Zanzibar’s.

He stated that the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development and Tanzania’s government have established a fine partnership among themselves. By financially backing numerous strategic projects, Abu Dhabi Fund for Development has played a noteworthy part in the sustainable development of Tanzania.