The Sierra Leone pavilion was opened last Friday by President Koroma who commended the Chinese for a wonderful job done to promote growth and development around the world.
Revolving around the theme “Growth and More Urban Growth,” Sierra Leone Pavilion is exhibiting the status quo of urban development in the country, and explores ways to make the city a better place.
Sierra Leone’s pavilion features seaside sceneries, beaches and villages; the pavilion creates a relaxing atmosphere and showcases the local living environment.
The dominant colour of the pavilion is orange. The African ambience is heightened by small sheds, handmade carpets and stone artworks.
At the entrance, visitors can feast their eyes upon the decorations with ethnic characteristics. This area showcases Sierra Leone’s natural geography, holiday resorts and mineral resources, so that visitors can get to know the environment, history of the country and so on.
By displaying the traditional living environment, folk handicrafts and costumes, this area invites visitors to experience the lifestyle in Sierra Leone. Also, local pop music is played here to help visitors better understand Sierra Leone’s culture.
This area also focuses on the urban development of Sierra Leone. You will be impressed by the vitality of the country’s natural port and capital city as well as the rapid rural and urban development in recent years. It also helps visitors discover the great potential for the country’s future development.
The pavilion showcases the mineral wealth of the country and encourages investors to understand how viable, peaceful and friendly the country is for investment.
Sierra Leone is open for business and they are encouraging investors to visit the pavilion to facilitate a better understanding of the country.
The EXPO will continue for six months and will end on the 31st October 2010.