President of Tanzania

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President of the United Republic of Tanzania
Rais wa Jamhuri ya
Muungano wa Tanzania
  (Swahili)
Coat of arms of Tanzania.svg
Flag of the President of Tanzania.svg
The Presidential Standard
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Incumbent
Dr. John Magufuli

since 5 November 2015
The Executive branch of the Tanzanian Government
StyleHis Excellency (Formal)
Mheshimiwa Rais  (Swahili)
Member ofCabinet
ResidenceIkulu [1]
SeatDar es Salaam
Term lengthFive years
renewable once
Constituting instrument1977 Constitution
Formation29 October 1964
First holderJulius Kambarage Nyerere
DeputyVice President of Tanzania
SalaryTSh 84 million (US$ 42,000) annually[1]
Websitewww.ikulu.go.tz

The President of the United Republic of Tanzania (Swahili: Rais wa Jamhuri ya Muungano wa Tanzania) is the head of state and head of government of Tanzania. The president leads the executive branch of the Government of Tanzania and is the commander-in-chief of the armed forces.[2]

List[change | change source]

  1. Mr Julius Kambarage Nyerere 1962 -1985
  2. Mr Ali Hassan Mwinyi 1985 - 1995
  3. Mr Benjamin Mkapa 1995 - 2005
  4. Dr Jakaya Kikwete 2005 - 2015
  5. Dr John Joseph Magufuli 2015 - Present

References[change | change source]

  1. wa Simbiye, Finnigan (6 December 2013). "PM scoffs at super salary rumour". Daily News (Tanzania). Dodoma. Archived from the original on 17 December 2013. Retrieved 17 December 2013.
  2. Tanzania National Website