MoT providing training to heads of trade bureaus

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Addis Ababa, 15 January 2014 (WIC) – As part of the efforts to make the trade system in the country efficient, training is being given to heads of trade bureaus, according to the Ministry of Trade (MoT).
Public Relations Directorate Deputy Director at the ministry Shimeles Arega told WIC today that the training was given to heads of regional trade bureaus.
Some 712 trainees drawn from Afar, Oromia and Gambella regional states attended the training given for 7 days since December 29/2013 under the theme, “Let us accelerate our renaissance through building modern and competent trade system,” he said.   
He said 451 heads of trade bureaus drawn from Somali, Harari, Tigray and SSNP regional states as well as Dire Dawa city administration are receiving similar training since January 10, 2014.

He said the training being given at a national level is mainly focused on trade practice, consumers’ protection and information technology, among others.