Monday, May 7, 2018
Dodoma city to be built into magnificent scale
The government is set to give priority of development of infrastructural upgrades and other facilities to the newly proclaimed Dodoma municipal town which now has become the official capital city. In addition to the ongoing developments activities, the government will bring a bill to parliament to be discussed by Members of Parliament that will officially recognize Dodoma as the country’s capital city. Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa said on Thursday in Parliament that, following the announcement of the Dodoma to become a city by the President John Magufuli a week ago, the government is set to make it have a high status like other capital cities in the world. The PM narrated that the citry has efficient water sources, modern hospitals like Benjamin Mkapa hospital, and currently the government is planning to construct a ring road and many others. Other development initiatives he noted are the presence of the modern parliament building, five higher learning institutions including the University of Dodoma (UDOM). The PM was responding a question directed to him by special seat Felister Bura (CCM) who wanted to know plans by the government of reinvesting the newly announced capital city of Dodoma so as to have the international status just like others in the world.