Pretoria, April 29, IRNA Zimbabwe – Trade fair
Iranian companies participating in the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair in Bulawayo, which opened Friday, have showcased an array of Iranian products. Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe and the visiting Tanzanian President Jakaya Kikwete as well as foreign diplomats and proprietors of various companies attended the fair’s opening ceremony yesterday.Â The fair is being held in Zimbabwe’s Bulawayo, an annual hub of trade and industry fairs and the country’s second biggest city.
Participant Iranian companies in the fair are leading names in the production of textile materials, motorcycles and detergents. During the opening ceremony, the Islamic Republic of Iran won the `best foreign pavilion’ prize and a gold medal for best design.
Meanwhile, Mugabe and Kikwete visited the Iranian pavilion on the sidelines of the fair and lauded the wide range of Iranian products. President Mugabe expressed great happiness over the Iranian companies’ presence in the fair.
The Zimbabwean and Tanzanian presidents were presented several gifts and souvenirs by representatives of the Iranian companies participating in the fair. Â