The President of the Italian Republic, Professor Sergio Mattarella, following the important role played in the re-launch of the relationship between European Union and the United Republic of Tanzania, has bestowed H.E. Ambassador Manfredo Fanti of the title of Knight Commander of the Ordine della Stella d’Italia. During a honor conferring ceremony, Ambassador Marco Lombardi has read the motivation of the conferring of the knighthood and delivered the diploma and the magisterial decoration. Word of gratitude were expressed by Lombardi towards all the fellow Italians that are working in International Organizations and in particular in the European Union, our common home. H.E. Manfredo Fanti, thanks to the important job carried out, has not only contributed to further strengthening, in a win-win scenario, the relationship with Dodoma, but also to increase the EU image towards Italians and all other European citizens.