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Tanzania Zambia

Under Secretary Lago Travels to Tanzania and Zambia to Promote U.S. Trade Partnerships

February 3, 2023
Contact: Office of Public Affairs

WASHINGTON – Building on the momentum of the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit held in Washington, D.C., in December, Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade Marisa Lago will travel to Tanzania and Zambia this week to continue strengthening the U.S.-Africa commercial relationship. 

Specifically, Under Secretary Lago will travel to Dar es Salaam and Dodoma, Tanzania, from Feb. 5-7, and Lusaka, Zambia, from Feb. 8-11 for bilateral meetings with senior government officials. She will also participate in industrial tours and discussions with U.S. and African companies, roundtable discussions with women entrepreneurs, tech startups, and American Chambers of Commerce to learn about the local business environment and highlight opportunities for bilateral commercial engagements and partnerships.

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