Jerusalem (May. 9)
The Palestine Levant and Near East Fair and Trade Exhibition, which was opened in Tel Aviv on April 7th., was formally closed this afternoon, in the presence of a great gathering, including Government officials, foreign Consuls, and many prominent residents.
Mr. Mayer Dizengoff, the Mayor of Tel Aviv, said that about 300,000 people had visited the Fair and transactions had been made amounting to about Â£175,000. Trade relations had been established with the remotest countries.
Mr. Young, the Chief Secretary to the Palestine Government, said that the Levant Fair had been a brilliant success. The Palestine Industries Pavilion had been most impressive, and he was surprised at the diversity of local products. He thanked the foreign countries for participating in the Exhibition, and hoped that they would increase their display at the next Fair.