President Samia to officiate Financial Institutions’ conference in Dodoma

“The experts from within and outside the country will share experiences on four related topics.” The BoT official statement said.

Tanzania President Samia Suluhu Hassan is expected to grace a two-day 20th Conference of Financial Institutions (COFI) that will be held in Dodoma on Thursday.

Guided by the theme ‘Tanzania Economy: Recovery from Covid-19 pandemic and beyond’ the conference will bring together 300 senior officials from financial institutions, private sector, government, international organisations, academia, civic organizations, and media.

The conference has organised by the Bank of Tanzania (BoT) in collaboration with the Tanzania Bankers Association (TBA).

“The experts from within and outside the country will share experiences on four related topics.” The BoT official statement said.

The Central Bank statement has further said that this year’s topics have selected in line with the current situation where the global economy is recovering from the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Some of the topics that will be debated at the sideline of the conference including economic growth and sustainability during and beyond covid-19 pandemic, priorities and policy options which carries this year theme.

Others are accelerating digitalisation for sustainable growth; digital currencies: experiences, risks and regulatory issues; and scaling up private sector credit beyond covid-19 pandemic: role of government, financial institutions, and private sector.