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H.E. Dr. Hussein Ali Mwinyi

President of Zanzibar and Chairperson of the Revolutionary Council; Representing H.E. Dr. Samia Suluhu Hassan, President of the United Republic of Tanzania

Dr. Hussein Mwinyi is the President of Zanzibar and Chairman of the Revolutionary Council. He had served as a Minister in the Tanzanian Government in different Potfolios since 2000.He was born in Zanzibar. He graduated with a degree in Medicine in Turkey at the University of Marmara in Istanbul and proceeded for specialization in Internal Medicine in UK from King's College at Hammersmith Hospital in London. Before joining Politics he worked as a medical Practitioner at Royal Sussex Hospital in Brighton UK, Muhimbili National Hospital Tanzania and Hubert Kairuki Memorial Hospital in Dar es Salaam. He also taught as a senior lecturer at Hubert Kairuki Memorial University Medical School. DR. Mwinyi has been the Minister of Defence and National Service for ten years. In 2020 Dr. Mwinyi was elected as President of Zanzibar.