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Women Expo Records High Sales

Women Expo Records High Sales
Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation, Mereseini Vuniwaqa.
June 18
10:05 2017

The third national women’s expo recorded sales amounting up to F$369, 565.35.

This was the unofficial sales record for the three days till 4pm on the final day.

The sale figures were revealed by Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation Mereseini Vinuwaqa.

She said: “The increase in the number of licences and the highest sales record is  an assurance that of economic potential.

It also indicates that the women are moving in the direction to further enhancement.”

Mrs Vuniwaqa also thanked Ministry of Trade and Tourism and the Fiji Arts Council for setting the benchmark for the rural women artisans.

With the vision to empower the grass roots community and create sustainable livelihoods for all.

“Investing in women’s economic empowerment sets a direct path towards gender equality, poverty eradication and inclusive economic growth,” Ms Vuniwaqa said.

475 women took part in this year’s women’s expo.

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