The vice president and minister of Women Affairs has commended The Gambia Chamber of Commerce Industry (GCCI), for providing the much-needed platforms for greater visibility of Gambian products and services in both national and international arenas through its voluntary business membership and trade fairs.
Madam Fatoumata Jallow-Tambajang made this remark on Tuesday on behalf of President Adama Barrow at the opening ceremony of the 11th edition of the GCCI Trade Fair held at the Independent Stadium, in Bakau.
The trade fair which started yesterday would end on the 30th April 2017. The theme of the trade fair is: ‘Connecting Business and Creating Opportunities.’
According to F.J.T., the 11th edition of the Trade Fair Gambia International is a testimony of the unwavering efforts of the chamber, aimed at giving voice to small, medium and large enterprises.
Muhammad Jagana, the president of the GCCI expressed delight and thanked their participants for the turnout. He pointed out that the trade fair is not only a place to sell products and services, but more so to showcase over 40,000 visitors that come through their gate, share their experience with vendors and form new partnership to discover new market.
This trade fair, he hinted, has a record of three hundred and fifty four (354) stores and GCCI shall continue to serve the voice of the private sector and as such, Gambia Chambers of Commerce shall intensify their effort to partner with the new government to make sure that they create more value, more jobs and create wealth .
source daily observer