FNB Namibia supports the manufacturing association

18 October 2018 | Banking

FNB Namibia’s business division has reiterated its support towards the Namibia Manufacturers Association (NMA) Manufacturer of the Year Awards ceremony, which will take place on 25 October 2018.

Johan van der Westhuizen, the bank's executive officer: business announced the support of N$105 000 towards the event and the sector it represents.

“Business plays an important role in stimulating the economy and creating jobs in our country. Today, more than ever before, businesses need a helping hand – whether it be financing, cash flow or just advice. FNB has a dedicated business team ready to help Namibians achieve their business dreams,” he said.

Ronnie Varkevisser , the chief executive officer of the NMA said that the association believes that by honouring and recognising its members through this national annual event, it will inspire and motivate its members to increase the awareness of the high standard of manufacturing in Namibia.

“The important role which the sector plays in wealth and job creation in our country and the rest of the SADC region cannot be understated. In today’s economic climate, which currently borders on a recession, it is even more important than ever to acknowledge those companies that put in extra effort to stimulate and push for growth in the manufacturing sector,” he said.\

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