Press Release TradeInvest Timor-Leste to organize its First “Export Award 2017” to celebrate the success of export businesses

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The government agency for investment and export promotion, TradeInvest Timor-Leste (TITL) is going to hold its 1st “Export Award 2017” in Timor Plaza, Dili, on 28th September 2017. This first national event is designed to recognize and encourage the efforts made by national private sectors (especially Small and Medium Enterprises) for their contribution to the social and economic development of Timor-Leste.

His Excellency Minister of State and Minister for Agriculture, Eng. Estanislau Aleixo da Silva said “private sectors have an important role to our economic development as they help the nation to diversify the economic and open job opportunities for young people, therefore the government has a commitment to promote and support their roles. This “Export Award 2017” organized by TITL is part of promoting private sectors and encouraging them to continue to invest and contribute to the economic development of Timor-Leste”.

TITL Executive Director, Eng. Arcanjo da Silva said “this event is part of activities set out in TITL Annual Action Plan 2017 and will become annual event for TITL to promote investment and export in Timor-Leste. This export award is a great opportunity to acknowledge the efforts of existing exporters and potential exporters to foster their businesses for domestic and international market supply”.

The expected participants in this event will be from relevant government institutions responsible for investment and export promotion, private sectors (both national and international), representatives from Chamber Commerce Industry – Timor-Leste (CCI-TL) and representatives from development partners. Telemor and Timor Plaza Hotel and Apartments are the major’s sponsors for this event.