Uptick in private sector participation in Northern Trade Fair

Speaking out: Moleele says the numbers of private sector exhibitors at the Northern Trade Fair was reasonable PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE
Speaking out: Moleele says the numbers of private sector exhibitors at the Northern Trade Fair was reasonable PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE

FRANCISTOWN: The negligible participation of the private sector in the Business Botswana Northern Trade Fair (BBNTF) has become a recurring theme.

However, the latest Fair, held here at the Business Botswana Show Grounds in Gerald Estates, has experienced an uptick in the private sector participation. The fair was held under the theme, “Promoting Economic Growth Through Industrialisation”.

While speakers who spoke before the CEO of Business Botswana (BB), Norman Moleele, bemoaned the low participation of the private sector in the fair, Moleele brought numbers to dispel that notion.

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