Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and Cooperative Development Minister, Cde Sithembiso Nyoni has called on SMEs to work towards the establishment of an industrial park to benefit from banks which have approached the ministry to assist the sector.

Addressing the chairperson of SMEs from the seven districts in Matabeleland North Province Mr Leonard Moyo, Cde Nyoni said the meeting is being aimed at promoting the works and contribution of SMEs to the growth of the economy.

In Lupane, more than 400 are undergoing training in business skills while Bubi is contributing between 20 and 30 percent to Fidelity Printers and Refiners.

More than 1000 people have secured jobs in kapenta fishing in Binga with more being employed in other sectors.

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