Home / Knowledge / News / Apparel/Garments / PRGMEA moots Textile Industry Federation
PRGMEA moots Textile Industry Federation
18
Aug '11
Pakistan Readymade Garments Manufacturers & Exporters Association (PRGMEA) Chairman Ijaz A Khokhar has put forward a proposal for establishing Federation of Pakistan Textile Industry (FPTI), as a forum of all textile industry associations.

The proposal for FPTI was mooted by PRGMEA Chairman during the first roundtable conference of industry stakeholders, which was attended by around 15 associations.

Representatives of cotton cultivators as well as the value-added producers and exporters who attended the meeting responded positively to the proposal.

A five-member committee was constituted and assigned the task of preparing a draft sheet of the objectives and vision for setting up of the FPTI.

Mr. Khokhar also proposed that the textile industry's achievement of attaining US$ 14 billion in exports during recently concluded 2010-11 fiscal needs to be commemorated, and added that the celebrations in this respect would be held at the Expo Centre Lahore immediately after Eid-ul-Futr and would be attended by Prime Minister as Chief Guest.

The PRGMEA Chairman was optimistic that in spite of a problematic situation stirring out of fall in cotton prices internationally, the conference would draw the industry stakeholders closer to each other in times to come.

The main aim behind organizing the conference, he said, was to devise a comprehensive policy for safeguarding the entire textile value chain, from the primary cotton cultivators to producers and exporters of value-added textile products, against the problematic situation arising out of decrease in cotton prices.

He recommended that the participants should adhere to 'fair play' in battling the adversities and stand by each other at the joint forum.

Fibre2fashion News Desk - India


Must ReadView All

Apparel/Garments | On 25th Jun 2017

Half of 7,000 new apparel online each day target women

Adobe has released its first Digital Price Index for apparels,...

Textiles | On 25th Jun 2017

First Insight, Chico's FAS enter partnership

First Insight, a technology company transforming how retailers make...

Apparel/Garments | On 25th Jun 2017

Expand changing use of social and web resources

With over 400 million impressions to date and web traffic of over two ...

Interviews View All

Amit Jain
Shingora Textiles Ltd

‘In terms of fabric, the fastest growing category for us is a blend of...

Victor Chao
Esmetex

‘In future, clothing boundary lines will become increasingly blurred.’

Smita Murarka
Amanté

‘There is huge demand in the Indian lingerie market for non-wired styles.’

Urs Stalder
Sanitized AG

Urs Stalder, CEO, Sanitized AG, talks about the increasing use of hygiene...

Marcel Alberts
Eurofibers

Coating at a fibre level is a practice not usually seen in the...

Marten Alkhagen
Swerea IVF AB

Marten Alkhagen, Senior Scientist - Nonwoven and Technical Textiles of...

Sanjukta Dutta
Sanjukta's Studio

<b>Sanjukta Dutta</b> creates unique garments by clubbing prints of...

Ritu Kumar
Label Ritu Kumar

‘Classics will return’ "There are a lot of people wearing western clothes ...

Silvia Venturini Fendi
Fendi s.r.l

"Yes, my confidence and positive attitude are my strengths and should be...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

news category


Related Categories:
June 2017

June 2017

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

SUBSCRIBE


Browse Our Archives

GO


E-News Insight
Subscribe Today and Get the
Latest News Update in Your Mail Box.
Advanced Search