Monday, 3 May 2010

Govt pledges revival of leather centre

From The Citizen Daily, Dar es Salaam
By Paulina David, Mwanza

The government intends to revive a facility for training experts in the leather industry in Mwanza City.
With this in view, the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Marketing yesterday handed over such a facility to the Ministry of Communication, Science and Technology.

At the function, the permanent secretary in the Ministry of Communication, Science and Technology, Mr Florence Turuka, said leather technology had a few local experts. This is what had prompted the government to revive the training facility in a bid to groom more experts in the field, he said.

He explained that the facility would be affiliated to the Dar es Salaam Institute of Technology (DIT).

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