|Minister of Finance |
Waziri wa Fedha na Uchumi (Swahili)
|Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs|
|Seat||Dar es Salaam, Tanzania|
|Term length||At the President's discretion|
The Minister of Finance is the head of the Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs of the Government of Tanzania.
The following have served the ministry:
|#||Portrait||Minister||Took Office||Left Office||President|
|1||Paul Bomani||1962||1965||Julius Nyerere|
|2||Amir H. Jamal||1965||1972|
|(2)||Amir H. Jamal||1975||1977|
|(2)||Amir H. Jamal||1979||1983|
|(3)||Cleopa Msuya||1986||1989||Ali Hassan Mwinyi|
|8||Simon Mbilinyi||1995||1996||Benjamin Mkapa|
|10||Basil Mramba||2001||21 December 2005|
|11||Zakia Meghji||6 January 2006||7 February 2008||Jakaya Kikwete|
|12||Mustafa Mkulo||13 February 2008||4 May 2012|
|13||William Mgimwa||7 May 2012||1 January 2014|
|14||Saada Salum||20 January 2014||5 November 2015|
|15||Philip Mpango||2015||Incumbent||John Magufuli|
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