|HON. WAITARA COMMENDED TCAA FOR A JOB WELL DONE|
The Deputy Minister for Works and Transport Hon. Mwita Waitara has commended Tanzania Civil Aviation Authority (TCAA) for receiving an award due to an outstanding performance of the Universal Safety Oversight Audits Program USOAP, whereby between 2013 to 2017 the country performance was at 37.8% but soon after the 2017 audit and the 2019 off-site validation audit the Authority’s capacity of effective implementation of international standards raised to 64.35% and further to 69.05% respectively, which made Tanzania to receive the Recognition Certificate from International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).
Hon. Waitara made the remarks during the meeting with TCAA Management after his official visit in the Authority on September 06th, 2021.
Furthermore, Hon. Waitara applauded TCAA for effective implementation and installation of four radar systems strategically located at Dar es salaam, Kilimanjaro, Mwanza and Songwe radar stations. “Radar system enhances safety; security thus will be of great importance for the civil aviation as well as the national security”.
“I congratulate you for your persistence of being independent despite the COVID-19 pandemic. I understand the pandemic has affected much aviation sector but still you managed to stand independently”, commented Hon. Waitara
Moreover, Hon. Waitara has requested TCAA management to setup good procedures of resolving various employees’ complaints and queries as part of good governance.
Hon. Waitara also visited Civil Aviation Training Centre (CATC) which is located at Julius Nyerere International Airport (JNIA) terminal one and commended on the Centre’s vision on training aviation professionals that suite the market demand.
On his part, TCAA Director General Mr. Hamza S. Johari said TCAA will continue to work as a team in order to meet goals and objectives set by the Authority and to meet government vision and expectations on aviation sector in the country.