Ministry of Education and Culture's Circular No. EDC/10/62/voI.1I417 dated 28 August, 1995
Re: Implementation of the directive of the President regarding wearing of Hiiab in Schools
His Excellency the President, Ali Hassan Mwinyi, (speaking) in a Maulid (Birthday ofthe Prophet) celebration held on 10/8/1995 here at Dar-es-Salaanl, has ordered that the students should be allowed to wear "Hijab" within the schools' premises.
Through this letter all Secondary Schools and Teachers Training Schools are hert':by directed that they should immediately start implementing this Presidential directive.
The Muslim Students should be allowed to wear "Hijab"; these dresses should conform with the material and colour of the uniforms used in the school or Institute concerned.
Acting Commissioner of Education