Punjab Chief Minister to open 14th International Textile Asia Exhibition on 29th

Lahore, August 24, 2015 (PPI-OT): Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif along with federal commerce minister Khurram Dastagir will inaugurate the 14th International Textile Asia Exhibition being held at Lahore Expo Centre from 29-31 August. The Pakistan Readymade Garments Manufacturers and Exporters Association (PRGMEA) is organizing this mega textile exhibition first time in Lahore in collaboration with Ecommerce Gateway Pakistan, where more than 35,000 trade and corporate visitors are expected to visit during three days.

The exhibition is aimed at focusing the immense buying and selling potential of textile and garment machinery, accessories, raw material supplies, chemicals and allied services under one roof. PRGMEA Central chairman, Ijaz Khokhar, said that thee-day mega event is being held to boost export of value-added sector by bringing latest garment technology at door step and this activity is being done to facilitate the exporters of Faisalabad, Multan as well as Sialkot.”

The event will provide an effective podium for joint ventures and collaborations to the textile sector’s SMEs, 80 percent of which are located in Punjab, having no financial capacity to attend international exhibitions. So, the mega fair is going to provide them a best opportunity where more than 350 international brands from around 29 countries will display their products in more than 500 stalls.

Participation of 210 foreign delegates will also mark the event. The local textile sector’s whole chain have also been invited to attend this country’s largest textile show. The exhibiting countries include: Austria, China, Czech Republic, France, Germany, India, Italy, Korea, Taiwan, Turkey, UK, USA etc. The Management of Apparel has also been invited to participate in the fair.

PRGMEA vice chairman Malik Naseer said that the International Textile Asia Trade Show is one of the most and enduring events to be held for the 14th successive year. The event is being organized at the most opportune time when the government is looking forward to modernize and upgrade the textile sector of the country for better quality products and enhanced productivity.

The Ecommerce Gateway Pakistan president Dr. Khursheed Nizam said that the international Textile and Garment Machinery Show is the only UFI (Paris) Approved Event of the industry in South Asia, which provides enormous opportunities of learning, information sharing, mutual cooperation and combined projects to all the stakeholders in the most apt sector of Textile in Asia.

For more information, contact:
Pakistan Readymade Garments Manufacturers and Exporters Association (PRGMEA)
18-A, Shaheen View Building,
Block-VI, P.E.C.H.S., Shahrah-e-Faisal,
Karachi-75400, Pakistan
Tel: +92-21-34549073, +92-21-34547912
Fax: +92-21-34539669
Email: info@prgmea.org
Website: www.prgmea.org