India–Tanzania relations refers to the current and historical relations between India and Tanzania. India has a high commission in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania has an embassy in New Delhi, which is also accredited to Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bangladesh and Myanmar. Diplomatic relations are described as close, friendly and cooperative. 15,000 Indians visited Tanzania in 2007. In May 2011, Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh calls for strengthen cooperation with Tanzania. Trade between India and Tanzania amounted to 31 billion dollars in 2009–2010 and India is Tanzania's second-largest investor.
From the 1960s to the 1980s, both countries had the same view on anti racism and anti colonialism. In November 1962, India opened a High commission in Dar es Salaam and consulate general in Zanzibar in October 1974.
A friendship, technical, economic and scientific cooperation was signed in 1966. In 1975, a cultural agreement was signed. In 2008, a memorandum of understanding on tourism was signed between India and Tanzania.
Indian community in Tanzania
The first Indian diaspora came to Tanzania shortly after World War I, when the League of Nations designed Tanzania as a British protectorate. 40.000 Indians live in Tanzania, predominantly in Dar es Salaam, Arusha, Dodoma, Morogoro, Mwanza, Mbeya and Zanzibar.
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