The Zambian business community has hailed the improvement of Dar Es Salaam Port.

The businesspersons were on a familiarization tour of the Port’s activities; said there has been a remarkable improvement in terms of performance, from cargo handling at the port to transportation.

Zambia Chamber Of Commerce and Industry president, Michael NYIRENDA, who led the delegation however, called for more measures to be taken between relevant authorities in Tanzania and Zambia to expedite cargo clearance upon reaching Tunduma.

Zambia transported 1.248 million tonnes of cargo through the Dar es Salaam port between January and September 2016, but following improvement the cargo increased to 1.478 million tonnes between January and September, this year.

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