After being appointed by the Tanzanian government six years ago, Charles Gray was confirmed by the United States government in January, 2013.
Embassy of the United Republic of Tanzania
USA 9/22/13 - Consul Gray discussing major business development with H.E. Dr. Harrison Mwakyembe, Tanzanian Minister of Transport.
The Honorary Consul appointment expands abundant business development and investment opportunities, relationships and partnerships in:
1. Mining - gold, diamonds, tanzanite and other precious minerals and stones
3. Utilities – electricity, gas, etc
5. Medical, health
7. Housing, real estate
9. Transportation, Port Development
11. Entertainment, sports
The consul's mission is to be an agent throughout the process of empowering the lives of Africans, African-Americans and all nationalities throughout the Diaspora - incorporating diversity, trust, fairness and equality in the universal marketplace.
United States President Barack Obama expressed a shared commitment to development initiatives and promoting the dignity of the people of Tanzania during his speech in Tanzania on July 2, 2013.
The consul will continue to forge relationships respectful of the new leadership of both countries going forward.
Tanzanian Embassy, Washington, DC:
Top left: 9/18/13
Honorary Consul Charles Gray is congratulated by H.E. President Jakaya Kikwete. Gray was one of seven honorary consuls at the special signing ceremony.
Top right: 1/25/13
Outgoing Tanzanian Ambassador M. Majaar presents Charles Gray with the Honorary Consul letter from the United States. Other Embassy officials were present.
The Honorary Consul is congratulated by the current Tanzanian Ambassador Mulamula at the official signing ceremony.
"Dear Charles:....Thanks to you once again for making it happen. Looking forward to working with you closely..." (9/28/13)
Liberata Mulamula, Ambassador
Photos taken at the Honorary Consul official signing ceremony 9/18/2013.