The Tanzania Embassy in Stockholm was established in 1964. It was at the time of growing relations between Tanzania and Sweden. The First President of the United Republic of Tanzania, H.E Julius Kambarage Nyerere became a friend of Premier Tag Erlander. Ms. Barbro Johansson had been instrumental in establishing contact between the Swedish and Tanzanian leadership. Prime Minister Olf Palme who was an assistant of Tag Erlander at the time played a crucial role as Prime Minister in the consolidation of relations between the two countries.


The Embassy started at Narvavägen 7. It then moved to Sandhamnsgatan 40. From June 1974 to December 2001 the Embassy was located at Oxtorgsgatan 24 (Regeringsgatan 67) From 2001 to 2006 the Embassy was located at Wallingatan 11. Currently, the Embassy is located at Näsby Alle 6 near Näsby Park in Täby.

Tanzanian Ambassadors to the Nordic Countries, Baltic States and Ukraine since 1964

Name Since Until
H.E. Dr. Willibrod Peter Slaa 2017 To date
H.E. Dora Mmari Msechu 2014 2017
H.E. Muhammed Mwinyi Mzale 2010 2014
H.E. Dr. Ben Moses 2005 2008
H.E. James L. Kateka 1998 2005
H.E. Wilson K. Tibaijuka 1994 1998
H.E. Mohamed Ramia Abdiwawa 1990 1994
H.E. Daniel N. Mloka 1983 1989
H.E. J.F. Edward Mhina 1977 1983
H.E. Chief Michael Lukumbuzya 1969 1977
H.E. Philemon Muro 1964 1969