In order to promote and regulate the tobacco industry in the country, Tanzania Tobacco Board through Director General's office performs the following responsibilities:

  • To maintain and promote efficiency, effectiveness and good governance of the Board;
  • To be responsible to the Board of Directors for the implementation of its decisions;
  • To spearhead the continuous development and review of mission, objectives and policies of the Board;
  • To formulate and implement organizational and management policies for efficient running of the Board and achievement of set targets and ensuring that the Board operates within the approved expenditure budget;
  • To advise the Board of Directors on the appointments of the Directors and heads of units;
  • To direct the implementation of strategic plans of the Board;
  • To advise the Government on all issues related to the Tobacco Industry and proposing major policy initiatives;
  • To represent the Board at local and international tobacco fora;
  • To promote, establish and coordinate participation or integration of the Tanzania Tobacco industry in the regional and global tobacco industry;
  • To promote good relationship with Government Institutions and other organizations.