Baig to attend International Textile Machinery Exhibition

Karachi, June 11, 2012 (PPI-OT): Dr. Mirza Ikhtiar Baig, Federal Advisor on Textile Industry, Govt. of Pakistan will be leading textile delegation to attend world’s largest textile machinery exhibition, “International Textile Machinery Exhibition 2012” in Shanghai from 12 to 16 June 2012.

During his visit Dr Baig will address world representatives of China Texmatech Co. Ltd (CTMTC) and would speak about Pakistan textile industry. Dr Baig will also visit Hongen Group in Hangzhou and will attend a banquet hosted by its President Zhou Fengjian in his honour. The Vice Governor Hangzhou, Mr. Zhao Limin, Consul General of Pakistan in Shanghai Mr Zafar Hassan and will also attend the banquet in honour of Dr Baig.

Dr Baig said that world renowned textile machinery brands are now manufactured under license in China at half the price as compared to USA, EU, Japan etc. He also mentioned that Pakistan is enjoying FTA with China and second phase of FTA with China to include textile products for duty free export to China from Pakistan.

The President of Pakistan, Asif Ali Zardari has set new bilateral trade target of US$15 billion annually by 2015 with China. Dr Baig is hopeful to achieve it.

For more information, contact:
Government of Pakistan
Ministry of Textile Industry
Information Secretary
2nd Floor, Federal Cooperative Building, G-5/2,
Islamabad – Pakistan.
Tel: 051-9212799 – 9217242
Fax: 051-9214015
Web: www.textile.gov.pk

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