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The Media Council of Tanzania (MCT) has been presented with a certificate of recognition for participating in the 9th Exhibition on Higher Education, Science and Technology held from 21-23 May at the Diamond Jubilee Hall in Dar es Salaam.

The certificate was presented to head of MCT team at the Council’s pavilion, Publications Research and Documentation Manager of the Council, John Mireny by the Minister for Education and Vocational Training, Dr. Shukuru Kawambwa at the end of the exhibition on May 23, 2014.

The certificate reads – “Certificate of Recognition. This certificate is presented to the Media Council of Tanzania in recognition of participation, contribution and support to the 9th Exhibitions on Higher Education Science and Technology towards” Leveraging National Development though Higher Education, Science, Technology and Innovation”.

It is signed by the Chairperson and Acting Executive Secretary of the Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU) who are the organizers of the exhibition.

Later the minister visited the Council pavilion and in exchange with Mireny he wanted to know what was the most inspiring thing in the exhibition.

Mireny responded by saying the quality of questions asked by the many visitors at the MCT pavilion who wanted to know much about it.

Mireny said he told the minister that, the exhibition was a “no miss event”.

At the MCT pavilion, the Council had been displaying various publications which the Council’s Executive Secretary, Kajubi Mukajanga had said some were given out freely while others were sold at reduced prices.

He said MCT as one of big publishers in the country, had decided to participate in the exhibition so that lecturers, tutors and students from journalism institutes and universities get to know about its publications.

The displayed publications by the Council at the Exhibition included research reports, journals,teaching guides on journalism and reports on the state of media.

Participants of the exhibitions which the Council intends to continue to partake are mainly universities and institutes of higher learning.


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