Jamaica Trade & Invest receives CWC
JAMAICA TRADE and Invest (JTI) was recently lauded by the
postal service for its role in generating creative Jamaican
designs that inspire investment.
JTI, an agency within the same ministry as the postal service
Ministry of Industry, Technology, Energy and Commerce
received a framed set of officially licensed Cricket
World Cup 2007 postage stamps.
In making the presentation, Gordon Brown, the postal services
public relations officer, stated that Postmaster General
Michael Gentles recognises JTIs pursuits in attracting
further investment in Jamaica and encouraging promotion
of the legacy of the recent international cricket tournament
hosted across the Caribbean through such prime memorabilia
as the stamps. Brown encouraged all gathered to purchase
the stamps for their own collections.
Accepting the gift on behalf of JTI was Sancia Templer,
deputy president,who indicated that copyrighted items such
as the Cricket World Cup 2007 stamps form part of Brand
Jamaica,and add to the islands wealth.
The presentation was made at an auction of cricket memorabilia
hosted by JTI at its New Kingston office on Thursday, June
28, to raise funds for the Youth Tape Ball tournament. This
project, being undertaken by the Jamaica Cricket Association,
focuses on the development of cricket skills for inner-city
youth while simultaneously striving to generate positive
attitudes and accomplishments among these youths.