27 companies showcasing products at Texworld

By Staff Reporter
Tuesday - February 13, 2018
ISLAMABAD: 27 Pakistan companies are showcasing a wide range of their high quality products including fabrics, garments, knitwear and denim at the four days 42nd edition of the Texworld exhibition being held in Paris from February 11-14, 2018.

According to an official statement, Pakistani ambassador in France Moin-ul-Haque visited the Pakistan pavilion established at the exhibition and met with various companies’ representatives and appreciated the variety of high end fabrics, cotton wears, jeans and other textile products which were specially designed to meet the taste and preferences of European clients.

Haque requested their feedback and recommendations to make participation of Pakistani companies more fruitful and result oriented, in the upcoming fairs being held in Paris.

He noted with satisfaction that Pakistan’s exports to France are following an upward trajectory since the launch of economic diplomacy initiated by the embassy in 2016.

In the year 2016, Pakistan’s exports registered an increase of 16 percent while preliminary data for 2017 is also indicating a good increase in the exports.

Later, Haque met with Texworld president Micheal Scherpe, on the sidelines of the exhibition, and discussed with him the ways and means to further improve participation of Pakistani companies.

Some of the major Pakistani textile groups and exporters like Nishat, Kohinoor, Sapphire, Kamal, Siddique sons and Master textile established their theme based customised pavilions which attracted large numbers of potential buyers.

The Texworld held twice every year is a popular trade fair exclusively for professionals from the textile and fashion industry.

It is a valuable and efficient gateway to the European market for international textile manufacturers.

Over 1,000 exhibitors from 27 countries are participating in the fair, statement concluded.