Tanzania, Sept. 24 -- Dar es Salaam. Tanzania is set to start construction of the Bagamoyo Port in the next financial year.

Tanzania Ports Authority (TPA) director general Plasduce Mbossa revealed yesterday that they will not have to wait further for investors to start the construction of the port.

"Investors will join us on the way," Mr Mbossa said during the meeting with the East African Business Council (EABC) board of directors held here at the TPA's Headquarters.

He reiterated that several multinational companies had shown interest in developing and operating the $10 billion (about Sh23 trillion) Bagamoyo port project.

Mr Mbossa did not disclose the names of companies on the grounds that they were still at the stage of preliminar...