Prime Minister of Tanzania

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Prime Minister of the
United Republic of Tanzania
Waziri Mkuu wa Tanzania  (Swahili)
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Incumbent
Kassim Majaliwa

since 20 November 2015
Style The Right Honourable
Member of Cabinet
Seat Dodoma, Tanzania
Appointer President of Tanzania
Constituting instrument 1977 Constitution
Formation 17 February 1972
First holder Rashidi Kawawa
Salary TSh 6 m (US$ 3,750) monthly[1]
Website pmo.go.tz
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politics and government of
Tanzania
Foreign relations

The Prime Minister of the United Republic of Tanzania is the leader of government business in the National Assembly. The position is subordinated to the President, the head of government.

The functions and powers of the Prime Minister are described in the Constitution of Tanzania:

Article 52

  1. The Prime Minister shall have authority over the control, supervision and execution of the day-to-day functions and affairs of the Government of the United Republic.
  2. The Prime Minister shall be the Leader of Government Business in the National Assembly.
  3. In the exercise of his authority, the Prime Minister shall perform or cause to be performed any matter or matters which the President directs to be done.

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  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 16 December 2013. 

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