May 10, 2011, 3:46 PM
The third edition of the Moroccan export caravan to
Organised by Marco Export, the third edition of the Moroccan export caravan was hosted by the Gambia Investment and Export Promotion Agency (GIEPA) together with the Ministry of Trade, Regional Integration and Employment.
The caravan, the first of its king, comprise of 165 people and is part of Marco Export’s strategies to build economic and trade relations between the kingdom of Morocco and other African countries.
Below we reproduce in full, the statement of the Chief Executive Officer of GIEPA, Mrs Fatou Mbenga-Jallow.
We are gathered here this morning to welcome and work with our guests from the
This event: Moroccan- Gambian Economic and Trade Day is being co hosted by
Building on the excellent bilateral relations between the two sister countries, this is the culmination of efforts by our two governments to encourage trade and investment between the private sector of the two countries.
It is obvious that The Gambia and
The Gambia Investment & Export Promotion Agency’s mandate is to promote and facilitate investment and trade with responsibility for investment facilitation, export and business development, and providing support to Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises, The Gambia Investment & Export Promotion Agency is also committed and resolved in promoting a conducive business environment.
In line with the above commitments, it is the pleasure of The Gambia Investment & Export Promotion Agency to host our Moroccan counterpart, MAROC Exports and its entourage – the MAROC Trade Caravan – for the first time in The Gambia in efforts to promote trade among our sister-nations for what we believe would become an annual trade affair.
We at the Agency see this as a golden opportunity of business engagements between businesses in
As the CEO for The Gambia Investment & Export Promotion Agency, I welcome you all to this laudable trade initiative and wish you all a successful business to business meeting.