TANZANIA ASKED UNDP TO REMOVE ITS COUNTRY DIRECTOR

DARE-ES-SALAAM, The Tanzanian government has asked the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to remove its country director, Awa Dabo, who is alleged to have poor working relations with her colleagues, leading to a situation of inefficiency at the agency.

Tanzania's Ministry of Foreign Affairs and East African Co-operation explained in a statement here Tuesday that the UN official was involved in disagreements with some of her co-workers and the management, thus placing in jeopardy the implementation of development projects in the country.

According to the statement, her poor working relations with colleagues at the UNDP Tanzania country office was likely to stall development projects if action was not taken.

After her departure from Tanzania was confirmed; the government through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and East African Co-operation advises the UNDP to remind its staff of their obligation of working with the government faithfully in order to attain its development goals, the statement added.

These goals include those outlined in the Tanzania Development Vision 2025, the Five-Year Development Plan and the Agenda 2030 initiative.

Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK