Moçambique Celular wins right to use “Made in Mozambique” quality mark

13 March 2007

Maputo, Mozambique, 13 March – Mozambican mobile telephone company, Moçambique Celular (Mcel) Monday in Maputo received the “Made in Mozambique” mark as part of the government campaign to encourage production, consumption and export of the country’s products.

Mcel now joins Companhia Industrial da Matola, airline Linhas Aéreas de Moçambique, song and dance troupe, Companhia Nacional de Canto e Dança (CNCD), TV program “Ver Moçambique,” and Vodacom as the only companies to have been allowed to use the campaign logo.

At the ceremony the chairman of Mcel, Rui Fernandes announced two projects that his company planned to put into place this year.

The first is the conclusion of coverage, with the Mcel network, of the EN1 road and the second is to implement a third generation network in Maputo, which could be concluded by the end of the first quarter.

As well as these companies, nine further institutions are waiting to be granted the “Made in Mozambique” mark and a further 20 are in the final stages of checks that they fulfil the requisites. (macauhub)