Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni will officially open the 60th edition of the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair (ZITF) in the country’s second city of Bulawayo on April 26, state media reported on Tuesday.
The Herald newspaper quoted ZITF Chairperson, Ruth Ncube, had confirmed the long time president’s acceptance to open the trade fair.
The fair entitled “Propagating Industrial Growth through Trade and Investment’’ will open on April 23 and end on April 27.
Ncube said Germany and Belarus had also confirmed their participation at the fair, increasing the number of participating foreign nations to 14 so far.
Countries that have already confirmed participation include Botswana, Ethiopia, Japan, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, United Arab Emirates, U.S. and Zambia.
Major highlights include the ZITF International Business Conference to be held on April 24 and the Confederation of Zimbabwe Industries (CZI)/ ZITF original equipment manufacturers forum on April 25.
Edited by: Fatima Sule/Silas Nwoha