“To be an institution of excellence in providing Sound fiscal and public financial management to achieve sustainable development”.

Mission Statements
The Ministry of Finance is the government’s money administrator/manager. The Ministry serves the public as the supervisor of collecting agency, public investment manager, chief accountant as well as provider of fiscal relations and budgetary expenditure management. The Primary responsibility of the Ministry specified on section (104) of Zanzibar Constitution of 1984, Public Finance Management Act 2016 and Public Procurement and Disposal Act of 2016, MKUZA III and other national development strategies.

  • The Ministry setting and implement the government tax policy, financial and fiscal policies.
  • Development of government overall fiscal and financial strategies with intentions of acquiring  sufficient resource to finance the governments expenditures .
  • Facilitate plan, support and coordinate national financial sector development issues.
  • Negotiate and administer major financial arrangement with Donors.
  • Custodian of the government Asset and responsible to manage both public asset and liabilities in prudential and professional manner.
  • Creating an enabling environment for investment.