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MTI wins BOCCIM Trophy
MTI wins BOCCIM Trophy

The Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) has done it again. It has ensured that the first prize at 18th BOCCIM Northern Trade Fair under the Government Departments Category   is managed. For this effort, the Ministry was retained the floating trophy and a certificate.

Announced the winner at a prize giving ceremony held at Andansonia Hotel during the last weekend of May 2012, to achieve retaining the championship, MTI had to shrug-off 21 other Ministries/departments that participated in the category such as among others State President, Labour and Home Affairs and Lands and Housing.  Judgment criteria based on how departments/ministry explained its products and services, cleanness and the appearance of the stall.

The MTI Stall manager Mr Ofentse Thwabi maintains that the victory was a result timeous preparations, commitment of the exhibitions team and the support from the management.  “We won the first prize because we did our best. We were motivated by the fact that we were defending the trophy and I would like to profusely thank my team,” the over the moon Thwabi
The Chief Judge of the Stalls Mr Humphrey Nawa said that he was disappointed that some exhibitors failed to elaborate on their products.

“It is important to note that, we were disappointed with some of exhibitors. At the some of the stalls, the persons we found could not explain their products and they referred us to someone else. Nonetheless the overall presentation and performance of exhibitors was impressive. ”

The main purpose of the ministry’s’ participation at the fair was to sensitize and educate the business community and the public about the mandate of the ministry with special emphasis on the Economic Diversification Drive Initiative.

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