Zakia Meghji

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Zakia Meghji

Zakia Meghji, IMF 2007.jpg
Chama Cha Mapinduzi Secretary for Economic Affairs and Finance
Assumed office
November 2012
ChairmanJakaya Kikwete
John Magufuli
Preceded byMwigulu Nchemba
11th Minister of Finance
In office
January 2006 – February 2008
PresidentJakaya Kikwete
Preceded byBasil Mramba
Succeeded byMustafa Mkulo
Minister of Natural Resources and Tourism
In office
1997–2005
PresidentBenjamin Mkapa
Preceded byJuma Ngasongwa
Succeeded byAnthony Diallo
Minister of Health
In office
1994–1997
PresidentAli Hassan Mwinyi (1994-95)
Benjamin Mkapa (1995-97)
Deputy Minister of Health
In office
1992–1994
PresidentAli Hassan Mwinyi
Member of Parliament
Assumed office
2005
Appointed byJakaya Kikwete
ConstituencyNone (Nominated MP)
Personal details
Born (1946-12-31) 31 December 1946 (age 72)
Zanzibar
NationalityTanzanian
Political partyCCM
Alma materUniversity of Dar es Salaam
Open University of Tanzania
Occupationpolitician
ProfessionTeacher

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. She also served as a Tourism minister, still the longest serving Tourism Minister in the country, who brought many positive changes in the Ministry.

References[edit]

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