India, Tanzania decide to set up task force to prepare 5-year roadmap for defence cooperation

India and Tanzania decided to set up a task force to prepare a five-year roadmap to boost bilateral defence cooperation.

The decision to boost the bilateral defence ties as well as military-to-military cooperation is in sync with India’s broader priority to deepen its strategic ties with Africa.


Tanzania is an East African country known for its vast wilderness areas.

  • Capital: Dodoma
  • Currency: Tanzanian shilling
  • Official languages: Swahili, English