Tanzanian press reports on President's visit to Ashara sermon

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President Magufuli yesterday addressed the Bohra festival which marked the Islamic New Year in Dar es Salaam.

The event, led by the world leader of the Bohra, Dr Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin Saheb, attracted over 30,000 participants from different countries.

When addressing the congregation, Dr Magufuli thanked Syedna Saheb for conducting such a ceremony in the country and commended the Bohra members for coming to Tanzania.

He also commended the leaders of the Bohra and the followers for using such commemorations by preaching peace, love and unity as a tool for fostering development in the country.

On the other hand he encouraged the members of the Bohra community to come to the country and invest in different sectors of the economy including agriculture, fisheries, mining and gas.