Hon Edmond Castro and Hon Godwin Hulse main speakers at Maskall Village Fair Print E-mail
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Thursday, 30 March 2017 00:00

Main speakers at the first ever Agriculture and Trade Fair in the village of Maskall on Sunday March 26 were Minister of Transport and National Emergency Management Hon Edmond Castro, who is also Area Representative for Belize Rural North; and Minister of Agriculture Hon Godwin Hulse. The event was held in conjunction with Maskall Village Day, organized by Love FM and Beeline along with the Maskall Village Council.

In his address at the opening ceremony, Minister of Agriculture Hon Godwin Hulse remarked that the event was timely, and he said their newly adopted motto at the Ministry of Agriculture, “LET’S GET GROWING”, fits well with Belize Rural North Area Representative Hon Edmond Castro’s mission which is, “CLEAR THE LAND”. Put them together, he explained, and you have is a full plan of action: “CLEAR THE LAND and LET’S GET GROWING.”

The event included display and sale of agricultural produce and livestock, village style food and drinks, sports and musical entertainment. It was well attended, with a total of over 3,000 persons visiting the show grounds.

Hon. Edmond Castro thanked everyone who attended and participated, and he announced that the fair will be held annually on the last weekend in June, with its main focus being Agriculture and Trade.
The Welcome Address was delivered by Maskall Village Chairman Leslie Pascascio, and the Vote of Thanks by Village Councillor Cherry Pascascio.