SMT Mali | Launch of the bus activity & delivery to Africa Tour Trans

SMT Mali Volvo MArcopolo Bus

On August 2nd, SMT Mali organized a Bus event to launch the bus activity in Mali. It was the perfect opportunity to proceed with the delivery of 12 brand new Volvo Paradiso 1350 (55 seats) buses to Africa Tour Trans (AFT). 

120 guests came to the event at the International Conference Center of Bamako. Notable guests were the mayor of Bamako district as well as the Representative of the Cabinet of the Minister of Transport. 

Speakers were: 

  • Mamadou Diarra, Managing Director, SMT Mali 
  • Iouri de Bilderling, Brand Manager Coach and Bus, SMT Africa 
  • Issa Diallo, CEO, Africa Tour Trans 
  • Moussa Doumbia, CEO, Transport AVS, the first bus customer for SMT Africa from Côte d’Ivoire 

AFT is a Malian transportation company that operates in the country but also regionally as it goes to main capitals and cities of neighbouring countries. AFT is the very first bus customer for SMT Mali and they have worked on a great campaign featuring a national star, Habib Dembélé also known as Guimba national. He was one of the guests of honour of the event and handed one of the raffle gifts (round trip tickets on AFT buses).