H.E. Mr. Baraka Haran Luvanda
High Commissioner


High Commissioner's Profile

H.E. Mr. Baraka Haran Luvanda assumed in May, 2017 the post of High Commissioner of the United Republic of Tanzania to India with multiple accreditation to the Republic of Singapore, the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, the People's Republic of Bangladesh and in the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal.

He joined the Tanzanian Foreign Service in January 1999, and has served at the Tanzanian Foreign Affairs Ministry in the Legal Division, Multilateral Cooperation and Protocol Division before being posted at the Permanent Mission of the United Republic of Tanzania to the United Nations Offices in Geneva, Switzerland in 2004 until end of 2009.

In January 2010, he rejoined the Legal Affairs Unit until 2012 when he was transferred to the President's office as Cabinet Assistant Secretary, the post he held until end of 2012 when he was promoted to the post of Coordinator in the office of Chief Secretary in the President's office.

Mr. Luvanda was appointed in September 2015 to the rank of Ambassador and became Director of Legal Affairs in the Foreign Affairs Ministry, the post he held until his appointment as High Commissioner to India.

Ambassador Luvanda has a Bachelor of Laws Degree (LL-B Hons.) from the University of Dar es Salaam. He also holds a Master Degree in International Relations and Diplomacy from the Geneva School of International Relations and Diplomacy. Ambassador Luvanda petitioned and appeared before the Tanzania Council for Legal Education and was admitted into the Bar (Roll NO. 5072) in July 2015.

He speaks fluently Swahili and English and has a good working understanding of French.

He is widowed with two sons.


Baraka H. Luvanda
High Commissioner of the United Republic of Tanzania to
India with accreditation to
Singapore, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Nepal.


Speeches


05/09/2018 ~ TALKING NOTES BY H.E. BARAKA HARAN LUVANDA, HIGH COMMISSIONER OF THE UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA TO INDIA AT THE OCCASION OF AN INTERACTIVE SESSION ON TRADE & INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES IN TANZANIA, NIRYAT BHAWAN, RAO TULA RAM MARGNAL, NEW DELHI, 05 SEPTEMBER 2018


28/06/2018 ~ ADDRESS BY H.E. BARAKA H. LUVANDA, HIGH COMMISSIONER OF THE UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA AT THE OCCASION OF COURTESY CALL ON HER EXCELLENCY HALIMAH YACOB, PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF SINGAPORE, ISTANA, SINGAPORE 28TH JUNE 2018


27/04/2018 ~ REMARKS BY H.E. MR. BARAKA H. LUVANDA AT THE CLOSING SESSION OF THE COMMEMORATION OF 54 YEARS OF THE UNION OF TANZANIA BY TANZANIAN STUDENTS AT SHARDA UNIVERSITY, 27TH APRIL, 2018


26/04/2018 ~ REMARKS BY H.E. BARAKA H. LUVANDA, HIGH COMMISSIONER OF THE UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA AT THE RECETION TO COMMEMORATE 54 YEARS OF THE UNION BETWEEN TANGANYIKA AND ZANZIBAR, PRIDE PLAZA HOTEL, AEROCITY, NEW DELHI 26TH APRIL, 2018


02/04/2018 ~ ADDRESS BY H.E. BARAKA H. LUVANDA, HIGH COMMISSIONER OF THE UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA TO INDIA AT THE 16TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON SCIENCE, ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY: SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT FOR HUMAN COMFORT HELD AT VELLORE INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, CHENNAI, 2ND APRIL, 2018


10/03/2018 ~ STATEMENT BY THE HIGH COMMISSIONER OF THE UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA TO INDIA, H.E. BARAKA H. LUVANDA, READ ON HIS BEHALF BY DR. KHERY O. GOLOKA, MEDICAL ADVISOR, AT THE OCCASION OF THE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON “CREATING EMPLOYMENT & ENTERPRENEURIAL OPPORTUNITIES THROUGH PROFESSIONAL AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION”, SHIMLA UNIVERSITY, 10TH MARCH, 2018


19/09/2017 ~ SPEECH BY HIS EXCELLENCY BARAKA HARAN LUVANDA AT THE PRESENTATION OF CREDENTIALS CEREMONY, RASHTRAPATI BHAWAN, NEW DELHI, 19TH SEPTEMBER 2017


19/09/2017 ~ WELCOMING REMARKS BY HIS EXCELLENCY HIGH COMMISSIONER BARAKA HARAN LUVANDA AT DINNER, SEPTEMBER 19, 2017


26/12/2017 ~ ADDRESS BY H.E. BARAKA H. LUVANDA, HIGH COMMISSIONER OF THE UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA AT THE OCCASION OF A WEEK-LONG MEGA INTERNATIONAL SREE SANKARA DANCE AND MUSIC FESTIVAL 2017 26TH DECEMBER, 2017 KALADY, STATE OF KERALA, INDIA


12/02/2018 ~ REMARKS BY H.E. BARAKA H. LUVANDA, HIGH COMMISSIONER OF THE UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA AT THE INAUGURATION OF THE INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMME ON FINANCING OF INCLUSIVE AGRICULTURE AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT, 12TH FEBRUARY 2018 AT BANKERS INSTITUTE OF RURAL DEVELOPMENT (BIRD), LUCKNOW - UTTAR PRADESH


 

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