Harare Show attendance rises to 2308 on second day

Fungayi Munyoro-Chingaira

HARARE-The Zimbabwe Agricultural Show (ZAS) has registered a 60 percent increase: 808 more visitors in attendance on Tuesday compared to Monday which was the first day of the event.
ZAS spokesperson Tawonga Miriyoni told The Mirror that a total of 2076 adults and 232 children totalling 2 308 attended the show on Tuesday. On Monday there were 1 500 visitors who entered the show gates.
Traditionally show attendance rise steeply from the first day with bumper turnouts expected from Thursday and the highest being on Friday.
Unlike in the past there is no crime that has been reported at the show in the first two days, said Miriyoni.
The show which is running under the theme; ‘Unequalled Business Opportunities, Accessibility and Abundance will be officially opened tomorrow (Friday).
“We have witnessed a surge in the numbers as compared to Monday. Today we registered 808 more people. We are expecting more as the show progresses,” said Miriyoni.
The show started on Monday and runs through to September 3.
Today’s major highlights include the Mining and Agriculture Breakfast Interface with the theme;’Anchoring Sustainable Economic Growth On Mining and Agriculture’. This interface will bring together players and stakeholders in the mining and Agricultural value chains to dialogue, network and deepen synergies between the two sectors. The interface will start at 8am at the Andy Miller Hall.
There will be fireworks also in the evening.

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