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Samora Machel to host industrial expo

Mon, 7 July 2014 23:50
by Online Business Reporter
News Flash

The Samora Machel district in Windhoek is set to host it's industrial

expo that will take place between the 28th July­3rd August this

year at the Ramatex textile factory in Otjomuise.

The theme of the industrial expo is, " Implementation of Practical

Measure for Industrialization by 2030".

This was announced at a gala dinner held at Xwama Cultural

Village yesterday .

The dinner was attended by various local businessmen and women

from the Samora Machel District that was also attended by Chief

Executive Officer (CEO) of the Development Bank of Namibia


Speaking at the gala dinner, Martin Inkumbi has called on business

to visit the bank for financial assistance despite worries over

borrowers who are still struggling to settle their debts they owe the


“I am requesting you to frequently visit the institution which is yours

for financial assistance. We have a big challenge of borrowers not

paying back the money to the bank after a loan," said Inkumbi.

President of the Namibia Sheebens Association (NASA), Andreas

Nuule has called on the Samora Machel's businesswomen and

men especially sheeben owners to create more job opportunities.

Meanwhile, vice­president of the Windhoek Agriculture Show and

Chairperson of Namibia Chambers of Commerce (NCCI) of

Mariental branch, Ngeno Himarwa has called on Government to

create conducive environment for business.

" Government need to create conducive environment to do

business. We didn't won the freedom of the country on a silver plat

but through hard work. Now it is time to fight for economic

freedom," said Himarwa.

So far more than N$110 000 was raised for the expo and another

gala dinner is set for July, 24th also at Xwama Cultural Village.