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World Mission Agency to organise trade fair

Nov 22, 2010, 12:13 PM | Article By: Njie Baldeh

World Mission Agency and Winners Chapel International, in collaboration with Gambia Chambers of Commerce and Industry and the Gambia American Chambers of Commerce, will organise a "Winners Trade Fair" in the country from 23 to 28 November 2010.

According to officials of the collaborating institutions, the event would be held at the Winners Chapel International grounds in Manjai Kunda. The purpose of organising the trade fair is, among other things, to highlight the business opportunities in the country.

Speaking to journalists at a press conference organised recently by Winners Chapel International at its headquarters in Manjai Kunda, Pastor Greatman David Aideloje, head of the Mission at the World Mission Agency, said: "Organising this trade fair is something very important; it will play a vital role in promoting the country's business sector."

He told journalists that the trade fair would also help members of the business community to learn more about small and large-scale business management.

"It is also aimed at giving opportunity to the youth, especially the unemployed," he said.

The trade fair, according to Pastor Aideloje, will enable the exhibitors to showcase their goods and services to the Gambian people, as well as tourists in The Gambia.

It will also assist government, particularly in their development efforts,in terms of improving the economic well-being of the people, he says.

The trade fair, he continued, would attract participants from the banking industry, insurance companies, and traders including market women.

"We have invited experts from different fields so that participants can learn more about the trade fair," he said. "We have also invited lawyers, marketing experts to talk on various aspects affecting management of small-scale business."

In conclusion, the pastor said: "This seminar is free for everyone, and those who are about to start small-scale business can come and learn. This is an opening invitation for everyone."