The Minister Counsellor and Head of Chancery of the Sierra Leone Embassy in Washington DC Mrs. Isha S.A. Sillah, has on July 13-16, 2017participated in the 11th Biennial US-Africa Business organized by the Corporate Council on Africa (CCA) at Shoreham Hotel in Washington DC.
The leading Sport Betting and Lottery Company, Mercury International on Wednesday 19th July, 2017 made another millionaire (Mr. Brima Samura, A Poyo Seller) who won the 215th edition of the Mercury International 4/50 Jackpot Lottery draw.
A Le25 million Leones (Twenty Five Million Leones) cheque and a 10 KVA generator was presented to the Sierra Leone Society for the welfare of the aged by the Chairman of Mercury International Charitable Foundation Samir Hassanyeh in fulfillment of the company's annual financial support on Saturday 24th June,2017 at the society's Grafton resident in Freetown.
The 121st China Import and Export Fair, otherwise known as ‘Canton Fair’ started on 16th April 2017 with exhibitors coming from various countries across the globe to showcase their products and services. Co-hosted by the Ministry of Commerce, the People’s Government of Guangdong Province and organized by China Foreign Trade Centre, the Canton Fair is held annually in Guangzhou City. Canton Fair is a comprehensive international trading event with the longest history, the largest scale, the most complete exhibit variety, the largest buyer attendance, the broadest distribution of buyers’ source country and the greatest business turnover in China. As at the 120th session last year, the world’s largest trade fair accumulated export volume of about $1.2trillion and total number of overseas buyers has reached 7.83 million.