​Our Chief Guests


*With His Highness t​he Aga Khan in attendance.​

December 17, 2005​​

Ruth Mollel, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Science, Technology and Higher Education

September 11, 2006

Gilbert Mliga, Director, Human Resource, Ministry of Health and Social Welfare​

October 20, 2007

Amos Mwakilasa, Assistant Director for Continuing Education, Ministry of Health and Social Welfare​

January 27, 2009​

Anna Tibaijuka, Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations and Executive Director of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme

January 26, 2010

Augustino Ramadhani​, Chief Justice, Tanzania. Read speech...​

February 9, 2011

Ali Hasan Mwinyi, Former President, Tanzania.Read speech...

February 9, 2012

Lucy Nkya, Deputy Minister, Health​

February 6, 2013

Hussein Ali Mwinyi, Minister, Health and Social Services

February 5, 2014

Sifuni Ernest Mchome, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education and Vocational Training

February 24, 2015*

His Highness the Aga Khan, Chancellor, AKU

February 3, 2016

Yunus Mgaya, Executive Secretary, Tanzania Commission for Universities

February 8, 2017

Lila H. Mkila, Deputy Governor, Financial Stability and Deepening, Bank of Tanzania.Read speech...

February 7, 2018

Eleuther Mwangeni, Executive Secretary, Tanzania Commission for Universities. ​Read speech...

February 6, 2019

Anne Makinda,  Former Speaker, Tanzania National Assembly​​​