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Monday, February 19th, 2018

Prime Minister meets delegation of Pakistan Textile Exporters Association

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Islamabad, January 23, 2018 (PPI-OT):A delegation of Pakistan Textile Exporters Association called on Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi at PM Office today. Chairman PTEA Mr. Shaiq Jawed and members of the delegation lauded the concerted efforts of the present government towards successfully overcoming the energy crisis in the country. The delegation also appreciated the export package announced by the government for the textile exporters.

The members of the delegation expressed their resolve to boost Pakistan’s textile exports beyond US$ 40 billion in the next five years due to the support being given by the government. Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi reiterated the commitment of the government to undertake all possible measures aimed at creating an enabling environment for the businesses to grow and making competitive headway globally.

The Prime Minister said that Pakistan offers unlimited export opportunities as Pakistan has indigenous cotton production coupled with investment in value addition, and a well-trained labour force. The delegation presented various proposals for further boosting country’s textile exports. The Prime Minister assured that the proposals of the PTEA will be considered and steps will be taken to facilitate the textile exporters in consultation with all the stakeholders for export oriented growth in the country. Minister of State for Power Ch. Abid Sher Ali was also present during the meeting.

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