4 July 2014

Angola: Economy Minister Unveils Expo/Uige 2014

Uige — The 5th edition of agricultural and industrial fair of the northern Uige province, marking the celebrations of the province's capital city, was inaugurated Thursday by the Minister of Economy, Abrahão Gourgel.

Addressing an opening ceremony, the minister expressed satisfaction at the level of organisation of the fair, stressing that the event will allow greater interaction among exhibitors and potential partners.

"There is an evolution when compared to the last edition", he said, stressing the organisation of businessmen and the participation of undertakings in the event.

On the other hand, the exhibitors welcomed the organisation and the government initiative aimed at divulging the local potential.

They said that this provides conditions for socio-economic development of the province.

The event, gathering some 300 exhibitors, is scheduled to end on Sunday.

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