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Tanzania seeking India funding for urban metro project| Reuters

Jun 20, 2015    

DAR ES SALAAM Tanzania is seeking funding from India to build a metro rail network in its commercial capital, Dar es Salaam, the president's office said in a statement on Saturday.Dar es Salaam, with a population of over 4 million, is one of the fastest-growing cities in sub-Saharan Africa, but like many other African cities it faces a crippling traffic congestion problem.President Jakaya Kikwete said in the statement that India's Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services Ltd (IL&FS) had expressed interest to invest in the metro rail. He did not say how much the metro project would c...

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