On 5th December 2019, the Competition and Fair Trading Commission (CFTC) will lead Malawian consumers, enterprises, institutions and general public in commemorating this year’s World Competition Day. This year, the commemoration will be under the theme: “The Role of Traders and Business Enterprises in Ensuring Effective Competition on the Market”. The main commemoration event will take place on Thursday, 5th December, 2019 starting from 08.00 Hrs in Mangochi and will comprise a Competition Parade (from Mount Meru Filling Station to Mangochi Stadium via the main Mangochi market), drama, music, traditional dances and speeches. The Commission expects that the commemoration will result in awareness generation on the need for the competition reforms in markets; and will garner stakeholders and public support for the same. Ultimately, the commemoration will contribute to deepening the competition culture in various markets of our economy. The Commission, therefore, cordially invites all traders, consumers, sectors regulators, Government ministries, departments and agencies, NGO’s and the general public to participate in the commemoration of this important day. The Guest of Honor for the function will be the Secretary for Industry, Trade and Tourism Dr. Ken Ndala. For more information concerning this function, please, contact Bertha Baloyi Kalavina on +265 991 437 959 or email [email protected]

Martha Kaukonde