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To give TEXPO-2016 a momentous head start a soft launch of this sector specific exhibition held

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Karachi, March 30, 2016 (PPI-OT):To give TEXPO-2016 a momentous head start, a Soft Launch of this Sector Specific Exhibition was held on 29th March, 2016 in Karachi. The Soft Launch was marked by declaring inauguration of TEXPO 2016 by the Minister of Commerce, Engineer Khurram Dastagir Khan.

The Soft Launch of TEXPO – 2016 was attended by Ms. Rabiya Javeri Agha, Secretary TDAP; Mr. Mehtab Chawala, Patron-in-Chief, Towel Manufacturers Association; Mr. S. Khalid Tawab Senior Vice President of FPCCI and Mr. John Tucknott, British Deputy High Commissioner.

TDAP is organizing first time a Textile Sector Texpo from 07th-10th April 2016 at Karachi Expo Centre. This event is expected to open new horizons for investors to invest in the textile sector. Secretary TDAP gave a detailed presentation on Texpo-2016 and informed that the event will be organized in 04 halls of Expo Centre, Karachi in which all entire value chain of textile sector will be on display.

Major Textiles Associations like TMA, PRGMEA, Carpet Association, PHMA, Sports Goods Association, APUBMA, PTEA, PTA, PLGMEA, have reserved major space in different halls to showcase the trendy and stylish Textile products of Pakistan. The main objective of this event is to build a strong business relationship of Pakistan’s Exporters with the importers of Textile worldwide.

TeXpo is going to held in four halls with 230 Exhibitors from Textile, Value added Textile and High End Fashion. Many renowned brands like Gul Ahmad, ChenOne, Shabbir Textile, Fashion Pakistan Council, Master Textile, Sapphire Textile Mills, Kohinoor Textile Mills, Reshma Textiles, Colony Textile Mills, Mahmood Group, Soorty Enterprises, Digital Dura PRINTS, Sitara Chemicals, Mima Leather, Faisal Fabrics, Gohar Textiles, Din Industries, Al-Karam Towel, Bari Textile, Afroze Towel, Hasam Towel, Bil Exporters etc.have reserved their spaces in Texpo, 2016.

Apart from Exhibitors, around 600foreign delegates are confirmed from 51 Countries and more recommendations are coming in. Many top foreign brands like: B and C collection (Belgium), Shinatomo, ITO-Yokado, Yonex, Marubeni Intex, Marubeni Tex (Japan), Lotte Mart, Shinwon (South Korea), Simmons- The leading US bedding brand, Hertex, Standerton, Polo Africa(S. Africa), Super Muffato (Brazil), Apacinti (Indonesia), Septwolves (China), Teddy S.P.A (Italy), Fifth Factory (Spain), Basic Resources, Green Source (USA), Gargo Way 10, DET 10-10 (Vietnam), Firma Gamma (Russia) have confirmed to attend Texpo, 2016.

British Business Center of UK Deputy High Commission, which is set up by the British Government to facilitate bilateral trade and investment between UK and Pakistan, is mounting a 25-member delegation from UK which will visit under the leadership of Baroness Nausheena Mubarik.

Minister for Commerce highlighted the efforts of Ministry of Commerce and TDAP in product and market diversifications and stated newly approved Strategic Trade Policy Framework 2015-18 will boost our overall export sectors. Representatives of trade bodies appreciated the holding of TeXpo 2016 and expected to take benefit in shape of new orders and signing of MoUs with their counterparts.

For more information, contact:
Mr. Farooque Memon
Director
Information and Communication Division
Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP)
3rd Floor, Block A, Finance and Trade Centre,
P. O. Box No. 1293, Shahrah-e-Faisal,
Karachi 75200, Pakistan
UAN: +92-21-111-444-111
Tel: +92-21-99206487-90, +92-21-99201526
Fax: +92-21-99206461, +92-21-99201526
Email: tdap@tdap.gov.pk, farooque.memon@tdap.gov.pk
Website: www.tdap.gov.pk

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