New Delhi, 28 January 1966
The Government of India and the United Republic Government of Tanzania,
RECOGNISING the friendly ties which have existed between the peoples of India and Tanzania in the past,
CONSIDERING that the peoples of India and Tanzania have a common interest in economic progress and that their joint efforts to exchange
technical knowledge and skills will assist in achieving this object,
BEING mutually desirous of advancing the closest possible cooperation in the technical, economic and scientific fields on the basis
of equality and mutual benefit,
BELIEVING firmly that such cooperation between the peoples of the two countries will advance further the cooperative effort envisaged
in the Joint Declaration of the 77 developing countries adopted by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development held in
Geneva in 1964,
Have agreed as follows :
The Government of India and the United Republic Government of Tanzania shall facilitate and promote, in conformity with the provisions
of this Agreement, any form of technical, economic and scientific cooperation as they may deem useful to the economies of their respective
The technical, economic and scientific cooperation between the two countries shall be effected through separate arrangements to be
concluded between authorised institutions or bodies of the two countries subject to the approval of the two Governments and in accordance
with laws and regulations in force from time to time in each country and in accordance with their international legal obligations
in this matter.
The technical, economic and scientific cooperation shall include, among others, the following activities having always in view their
possible extension to such other forms as may be found mutually useful :
(a) exchange of personnel for training purposes in technical schools, scientific and other institutes, factories and other production
centres in each country, grant of scholarship etc.,
(b) exchange of experts visits with a view to lecturing, instructing and acquiring expert knowledge in the other country,
(c) provision of the services of experts,
(d) exchange and giving of technical documentation and necessary equipment, including the exchange and giving of corresponding information,
(e) cooperation in scientific research work between scientific institutes and bodies of the two countries, and exchange of information,
books and scientific publication,
(f) setting up of joint industrial ventures,
(g) cooperation of production enterprises in finding the most suitable technical solution and attaining increased productivity.
Both Governments shall appoint in their respective countries, organs which shall be charged with the execution of technical, economic
and scientific cooperation as provided for in this Agreement. For the aforesaid purpose; the Government of India nominates “the Ministry
of External Affairs” and the United Republic Government of Tanzania nominates “the Ministry of Finance”. The above authorities shall
keep in touch with each other on all questions relating to the realisation of the approved programmes of technical, economic and
In order to establish periodically the volume and conditions of mutual technical, economic and scientific cooperation and to review
the progress made, the representatives of the authorities mentioned in Article 4 above shall meet either in New Delhi or in Dar-es-Salaam
as and when necessary. The decisions of these meetings shall be subject to the approval of the competent authorities of both countries,
as constituted by both Governments under Article 4.
The terms and conditions of the services of expert and trainees and of all other forms of technical, economic and scientific cooperation
mentioned in Article 3 above shall be agreed upon in each case between the respective representatives of the contracting parties
in individual arrangements as contemplated in Article 2 of the Agreement. Where necessary, these terms and conditions will also provide
against the disclosure of such knowledge or information as may be acquired by the recipient party.
Persons deputed under this Agreement shall be obliged to comply with the laws and regulations in force from time to time of the country
in which they perform their duties, render or carry on any activities.
Each contracting party receiving assistance according to this Agreement shall, in so far as the same may be permissible under the
laws in force in the territory of such contracting party, extend to the experts and/or trainees of the other party all such courtesies
as may be reasonably necessary for successful fulfilment of their duties under the Agreement.
Further details regarding fulfilment of the obligations undertaken by the two Governments pursuant to this Agreement shall be separately
defined in each case by exchange of letters between the two Governments or in such other suitable Forms as may be agreed upon,
The present Agreement shall remain in force for a period of five years. Thereafter, it shall be renewable for similar periods of 5
years by tacit agreement unless either Government terminates it by giving notice of at least six months prior to the expiry of the
period of the Agreement.
The present Agreement shall be subject to ratification and shall come into force with effect from the date of exchange of the Instruments
of Ratification conforming to the relevant regulations of the respective countries.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF the representatives of the two countries duly authorised by their respective Governments, have signed this Agreement.
DONE at New Delhi on the twenty eighth day of January in the year one thousand nine hundred and sixty six, in duplicate, in the English
language, both texts being equally authentic.
Minister of External Affairs
For the Government of India.
Minister for Commerce and Cooperatives,
For the Government of the United Republic of Tanzania.