Tanzania Veterinary Laboratory Agency (TVLA) is an Executive Agency of the Ministry of Livestock and Fisheries Development (MLFD), that was established under the Executive Agency Act Cap 245 (Revised Edition; R.E 2009), gazetted on GN number 74 of 9th march 2012 supplement Number 8 and instated by the Chief Permanent Secretary on 11th July, 2012. The Chief Executive (C.E) is the Head of the Agency Who report Direct to The Permanent Secretary of The Ministry. There are Three Directorate (Business Development Directorate, Surveillance and Diagnosis Directorate and Directorate of Technology Developemts). Also there are two Units, Quality Assurance (QA) Unit and Procurement Management Unit (PMU)