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SADA International Trade Fair postponed due to harmattan in the North


imageThe much anticipated 20th International Trade Fair 2016, to be jointly organized by the Ghana Trade Fair Company and the Savannah Accelerated Development Authority (SADA) and set for Thursday, December 10th 2016 at the Tamale Sports Stadium has been rescheduled as a result of bad weather conditions in the North. It was initially billed for tomorrow (Tuesday) but due to in-clement weather, flights to the regional capital,Tamale have been cancelled.

The event, which will have a second launch in Accra on Wednesday December 16th under the theme “Two Decades of International Trade Fair in Ghana: Exploring Business Opportunities in the SADA Zone of Ghana,” aims at showcasing the vast wealth of business and investment opportunities across the SADA zone.

The Minister of Trade and Industry, Ekwow Spio Garbrah is expected to launch the fair in Tamale Tomorrow.

Chiefs, Regional Ministers, Chairpersons and the Ghana Trade Fair Company, Exhibitors, officials from the Ghana Tourism Authority, Ghana Investment Promotion Authority are among dignitaries expected to grace the SADA trade fair.

Anxious stakeholders are itching to expose both international and local investors among others to the vast wealth of business and investment opportunities in commercial infrastructure, irrigation, tourism, agriculture, warehousing, real estate, solar energy, education and water transport .

The Chief Executive Officer of SADA, Mr. Charles Abugre, in a prelude to the fair, said the Savannah zone occupies more than half the land area of Ghana and one-third of its population as well as possessing a huge deposit of untapped tourism potential.

“The forthcoming international trade fair in Tamale, rides on the successful nature of the SADA Business & Investment Fair, (SABIF 2015) also organized in Tamale this year, in partnership with the Ghana Institution of Engineers. The 2016 International Trade Fair is slated for February 25th to 7th March next year.”

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