In Summary
  • The pipeline project which runs from Hoima in Uganda to Tanga in Tanzania will cross through eight regions, 24 districts and 184 villages on the side of Tanzania.

Dar es Salaam. National Economic Empowerment Council (NEEC) is planning to start educating the public on the best ways to explore economic opportunities in the planned construction of the crude oil pipeline.

The pipeline project which runs from Hoima in Uganda to Tanga in Tanzania will cross through eight regions, 24 districts and 184 villages on the side of Tanzania.

NEEC secretary Ms Beng’i Issa said yesterday that the pipeline project could be used as a stepping stone in the fight against unemployment.

“Some economic activities that are expected to arise in the project include transportation of goods and people, construction of infrastructure, food services, selling food-related products, security and selling of construction equipment,” she said.