Tanzania plus France are committed to develop the Amboni caves within Tanga Region so to make them even more appealing for tourism plus a significant centre for Tanzania’s antiquities studies.
This plan was publicized by Mr. Lazaro Nyalandu the Minister for Natural Resources & Tourism, during his single day tour of Amboni site during that tour he was escorted by Mr. Marcel Escure France Ambassador to Tanzania.
He explained that the government of Tanzania, through his ministry, had actually agreed with the government of France to develop this historical site so as to boost tourism with an aim to benefit the generation at present and that to come.
Mr Nyalandu went on to explain that the first stage will be to boost and develop the infrastructure of the caves including roads plus recreation buildings for the guests to make this area more accessible and appealing always.
In addition, he mentioned that this area is going to be developed to turn into site of antiquities studies within Tanzania. Mr. Nyalandu appreciated the government of France for its readiness to support this project, saying that he was positive that this bilateral relationship between France and Tanzania would additionally be strengthened for mutual advantage.
The France ambassador on his side mentioned that his government will continue to work together with the government of Tanzanian in various sectors so as to bring development to the local people.
Recently the President of Tanzania Mr. Jakaya Kikwete advised the authorities of Tanga region to take steps to develop these Amboni caves to ensure that ‘wananchi’ could reap the benefits of the historical site in form of employment plus tourism. the president further directed them to consult the Antiquities department to find out how this site can be developed.