ZITF kicks off in Bulawayo

zitf new.jpgThe 2014 edition of the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair (ZITF) has kicked off in Bulawayo with close to 400 exhibitors taking part.

Local and foreign exhibitors who spoke to ZBC News expressed optimism that they will clinch lucrative business deals.

ZITF General Manager, Mrs Noma Ndlovu said China is the biggest exhibitor this year, with more than 50 companies showcasing their products and services.

 
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PRESIDENT R.G. MUGABE QUOTES

“We are really happy as a family, she has made us proud, you know. Considering that I married … my second marriage when I was in the seventies, I had no hope that I will see my children grow old like this. As a family, when you have a child in the family, you will be afraid whether she will succeed or not, you will be taking care from childhood, going to school and now old enough to start a family." -at Bona and Simba Chikore's wedding, March 1, 2014

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