BACKGROUND

Article No.52 of the Constitution of United Republic of Tanzania of 1977, the Prime Minister is responsible for supervision and control of the activities of Sectoral Ministries and the leader of Government Business in the National Assembly.
With assignment of the Ministerial responsibilities through Government Notice No. 20 of February 2008, the Prime Minister is also responsible for the following sectors and sub-sectors:-

Regional Administration and Local Government through the Minister of State,
Government Press,
Disaster Preparedness and coordination of management of civic contingencies (relief),
Capital transfer and development, facilitation and implementation of plans for the development of Dodoma as the Capital of Tanzania,
National Festival and Celebrations,
Tanzania Commission for AIDS (TACAIDS),
Office of the Registrar of Political Parties,
National Electoral Commission,
Drugs Control Commission,
Tanzania Investment Centre and
Tanzania National Business Commission.