Tuesday, 1 July 2008 3:16 PM

Minister Launches Agriculture, Trade and Cultural Show

The Agriculture, Trade and Cultural show was officially opened this morning at the show ground, lower Panatina, in Honiara.

The National Agriculture, Trade and Cultural show was officially opened this morning at the show ground, lower Panatina, in Honiara.

The Acting Governor General and Speaker of Parliament, Sir Peter Kenilorea, opened the show.

Commerce and Trade Minister Francis Billy Hilly who also spoke during the opening highlighted the importance of showcasing some of the products available in the country.

Senior government officers, including constitutional post holders and ministers, representatives from various diplomatic offices and participants in the show were at the opening.

More than 100 stalls being constructed to take part in the show starting from today to July 11.

Various activities have been organised during the period during day and night times.

The current Agriculture, trade and cultural show is said to be one of the biggest the country has hosted.

The show is part of events leading to the country's 30th independence anniversary day, July 7.

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