Department of Trade and Industry

The Department of Trade,Industry and Tourism shall under the guidance of the Assembly deal with issuesrelated to trade, cottage industry and tourism in the Metro..

TheDepartment shall

1. Assist in the formulationof policies on trade and tourism in the Metropolitan within the framework ofnational policy and guidelines;


2. Facilitate theimplementation of policies on trade, industry and tourism in the Metro.;


3. Advise the Metro. Assemblyon issues related to trade and industry in the Metro.;


4. Assist inthe collection and dissemination of tourism, trade and industry, statisticaldata and other information, and prevention of smuggling in collaboration withagencies responsible for internal security, Customs and Excise;


5. Prepare and submithalf-yearly reports on tourism, trade and industries to the Metro. Assembly;


6. Assist in sourcing fundingto support the implementation of programmes and projects to promote trade andindustry in the Metro.