16th International Textile Asia Exhibition to begin from 27 Aug in Lahore

Upcoming Textile exhibition in Lahore is beign organised by the Pakistan Readymade Garments Manufacturers and Exporters Association (PRGMEA) from 27th August.

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PRGMEA is taking steps to boost export of value-added sector by bringing latest garment technology at door step. 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.

The exhibiting countries included 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.

The three-day mega event is being held from August 27 to 29, 2016 at Lahore Expo Centre.

Centre to set up textile technology park in Arunachal Pradesh

The Centre has assured Arunachal Pradesh of funds for establishment of a textile park in the state. Santosh Kumar Gangwar said he would be visiting the state next month to inaugurate the garment manufacturing unit at Pasighat in East Siang district and also would announce some developmental packages for the state in the textile and handloom sectors.

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He further stated the state government would be informed as and when the proposal would be cleared by the ministry. Establishing weaver service centre in Itanagar is also in the agenda. At present, the Weaver Service Centre at Guwahati has been providing services to the state. Manipur and Nagaland too have such centres