- Kamala Harris on Saturday congratulated Suluhu Hassan
- Suluhu Hassan was sworn in as Tanzania’s president following the death of John Pombe Magufuli.
- Kamala Harris is the first female and person of colour to become US vice president.
- Hassan is the first female president of Tanzania
Us vice president, Kamala Harris has congratulated Tanzania’s First female president, Suluhu Hassan. Through a tweet, Kamala Harris said the US was ready to strengthen it’s ties with Tanzania. “Sending best wishes to @SuluhuSamia following her swearing in as Tanzania’s new President – the first woman to hold the office. The United States stands ready to work with you to strengthen relations between our countries,” the tweet read.
Suluhu Hassan has been the vice president for Tanzania since 2015. She ascended to power after the death of Tanzania’s former president, John Magufuli Pombe.