BPR, BK Group and China awarded among best exhibitors in Rwanda International Trade Fair 2019

By IGIHE
On 12 August 2019 at 12:16

The Private Sector Federation (PSF) has awarded excellent exhibitors in different categories during the 22nd Annual Rwanda Trade Fair International 2019 that run for three weeks from 22nd July to 11th August 2019 in Gikondo expo grounds in Kigali city attracting over 500 exhibitors.

The awards were presented on Friday evening where Inyange Industries was recognized for outstanding agriculture value addition.

Kigali Leather Ltd which manufacturers shoes emerged the best exhibitor in a similar category while Mara Phones was the best ICT exhibitor.

Mara Phones are ‘Smartphones’ made in Rwanda by Mara Corporation Ltd.

They were showcased for the first time at Viva Technology Summit in Paris bringing together CEOs of different technology start-up companies and potential innovators.
Exhibited phones include Mara Z which can detect the face of the owner to be sold at Rwf 180,000 and Mara X to be sold at Rwf 125,000.

Bank of Kigali Group was awarded in the category of best financial services exhibitor while China was awarded best exhibiting country.

Twenty-five countries attended the Annual Rwanda International Trade Fair.
BRP Atlas Mara was recognized as the overall best exhibitor followed by Hippo Roofing Rwanda, a plant manufacturing construction materials and Rwanda Social Security Board (RSSB).

The Managing Director of BPR Plc Part of Atlas Mara, Maurice Toroitich expressed delight to see the bank awarded the best overall exhibitor.

“It is an honor and privilege to receive the best overall exhibitor at the fair. Our team put in a lot of effort. It gives us the strength to keep the momentum striving to maintain the lead,” he said.

During the trade fair, BPR Plc Part of Atlas Mara decentralized service delivery and provided deeper explanations on saving accounts reminded Rwandans on its car and mortgage loans.

PSF commended Bralirwa, Skol Rwanda and Gorilla Investment Company as best investors that promoted trade in Rwanda.

Kenya Port Authority, Tanzania Port Authority and Trade Mark East Africa were recognized for contribution to facilitate improved service delivery among traders in Rwanda.

The Chairman of PSF, Robert Bapfakurera thanked participants of the 22nd Trade Fair saying that it was a good opportunity to showcase products aligning with the broad line to expand the market.

The Minister of Trade and Industry, Soraya Hakuziyaremye commended foreign exhibitors, visitors of the expo and assured that Rwanda shall relentlessly support trade as a pillar of development.

The awards were presented on Friday evening
The CEO of the Private Sector Federation Ruzibiza Stephen
The Managing Director of BPR Plc Part of Atlas Mara, Maurice Toroitich expressed delight to see the bank awarded best overall exhibitor.
The Chairman of PSF, Robert Bapfakurera thanked participants of the 22nd Trade Fair
The Minister of Trade and Industry, Soraya Hakuziyaremye assured that Rwanda shall relentlessly support trade as a pillar of development.
Twenty-five countries attended the Annual Rwanda International Trade Fair.

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