Zakia Meghji

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Honourable
Zakia Meghji
MP
Zakia Meghji, IMF 2007.jpg
Chama Cha Mapinduzi Secretary for Economic Affairs and Finance
Incumbent
Assumed office
November 2012
Chairman Jakaya Kikwete
Preceded by Mwigulu Nchemba
11th Minister of Finance
In office
January 2006 – Fenruary 2008
President Jakaya Kikwete
Preceded by Basil Mramba
Succeeded by Mustafa Mkulo
Minister of Natural Resources and Tourism
In office
1997–2005
President Benjamin Mkapa
Preceded by Juma Ngasongwa
Succeeded by Anthony Diallo
Minister of Health
In office
1994–1997
President Ali Hassan Mwinyi (1994-95)
Benjamin Mkapa (1995-97)
Deputy Minister of Health
In office
1992–1994
President Ali Hassan Mwinyi
Member of Parliament
Incumbent
Assumed office
2005
Appointed by Jakaya Kikwete
Constituency None (Nominated MP)
Personal details
Born (1946-12-31) 31 December 1946 (age 67)
Zanzibar
Nationality Tanzanian
Political party CCM
Relations Mariam Hamdani (sister)
Children 5
Alma mater University of Dar es Salaam
Open University of Tanzania
Profession Teacher

Zakia Hamdani Meghji (born 31 December 1946) is a Tanzanian politician who served as the Minister of Finance from 2006 to 2008.[1] She was the first woman to hold this post.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Member of Parliament CV". Parliament of Tanzania. Retrieved 5 March 2013.