Home / Knowledge / News / Apparel/Garments / Shahbaz Sharif seeks proposal for garment park in Lahore
Shahbaz Sharif seeks proposal for garment park in Lahore
02
Jul '13
Shahbaz Sharif, Chief Minister of Pakistan’s Punjab province has invited proposal from concerned quarters for setting up a garment industrial estate in Lahore.
 
During a meeting with delegation of Pakistan Readymade Garments Manufacturers & Exporters Association (PRGMEA), Mr. Sharif said a modern garment industrial estate near Lahore should be considered in order to boost apparel exports.
 
He also directed the authorities to draft a five-year plan to increase clothing exports and develop the sector, after meeting with the PRGMEA delegation led by its central chairman Sajid Saleem Minhas, The Nation reported.
 
The PRGMEA office bearers submitted various proposals related to skilled workforce, logistic support, import policy, etc. for development of the apparel industry.
 
The Chief Minister formed a core group headed by adviser Dr. ijaz Nabi. The group will consult various stakeholders and will submit recommendations for the promotion of export of garments within a month’s time.
 
Mr. Sharif assured PRGMEA officials that his government is taking adequate measures to resolve energy and other problems of the garment and textile industry.
 
The delegation apprised the CM about the vast potential for exports of garments, and especially mentioned China as a big market for Pakistani clothing. However, to increase the exports proper policy measure need to be implemented.
 

Fibre2fashion News Desk - India

Must ReadView All

Textiles | On 10th Dec 2016

India’s 2016-17 cotton import to touch 17 lakh bales

The import of cotton from international markets by spinning mills in...

Textiles | On 10th Dec 2016

US textile & apparel imports fall 6.50% in Jan-Oct ’16

The import of textiles and apparel by United States dropped 6.50 per...

Textiles | On 10th Dec 2016

Indian textile hubs adopt cashless payment modes

The textile ministry is promoting cashless payment within the...

Interviews View All

Ajay Ghariwala
Luthra Group

We are ready to adopt or follow every opportunity

Vasanth Kumar
Max Fashion India

‘Traditional high-street retailers are now willing to offer franchisees to ...

Dharmendra Shah
Ozone PB Spintex Limited

‘We have made huge investments to ensure quality yarn production.’

Marten Alkhagen
Swerea IVF AB

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

Eamonn Tighe
Nature Works LLC

Eamonn Tighe, Fibres and Nonwovens - Business Development Manager of...

Mark Paterson
Technical Absorbents Ltd

Mark Paterson, R&D manager of Technical Absorbents Ltd talks about Super...

Judy Frater
Somaiya Kala Vidya

Among the many honours showered on Frater, including Fulbright and Ford...

Karan Arora
Karan Arora

Bridal couture created with rich Indian heritage, exquisite craftsmanship...

Tony Ward
Tony Ward

"You have to truly understand what your client wants, know her needs, what ...

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
December 2016

December 2016

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

SUBSCRIBE


Browse Our Archives

GO


Advanced Search