The Embassy of the United Republic of Tanzania regrets to inform with deep sorrow that His Excellency Mr. Benjamin William Mkapa (81), Former President of the United Republic of Tanzania passed away on 24th July 2020. He served as the President from 1995 to 2005.

The Government of the United Republic of Tanzania is on seven days of official mourning from 24th to 30th July 2020.

A Book of Condolence will be open at Tanzania Embassy, 4-21-9 Kamiyoga, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo during the hours from 10:00 to 16:00 from Monday, 27th July to Thursday, 30th.