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 27th Jun 2017

Govt defers tax deduction at source provision under GST

E-commerce players in India will not be required to deduct tax on...

Apparel/Garments | On 27th Jun 2017

Future Group aims Rs 12,000 crore in fashion business

Future Group, which runs retail stores across India under various...

Textiles | On 27th Jun 2017

AEPC & NSDL to help exporters with GST compliances

Apparel Export Promotion Council (AEPC) and National Securities...

Interviews View All

Ajay Ghariwala
Luthra Group

We are ready to adopt or follow every opportunity

Riddhika Shah
SS Homme

'Worsted wool is the ideal fabric for menswear'

Viral Desai
Zenitex Mill Pvt Ltd

Full of green energy

Steve Cole
Xerium Technologies

Steve Cole of Xerium Technologies discusses the industry. Xerium is the...

Eamonn Tighe
Nature Works LLC

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

Paolo Ocleppo
Sandvik Hyperion

Paolo Ocleppo, Rotary Cutting Segment manager, Sandvik Hyperion discusses...

Rupa Sood and Sharan Apparao
Nayaab

Nayaab, an exhibition meant to celebrate Indian weaves, is in its second...

Mike Hoffman
Gildan Activewear SRL

Gildan Activewear, a manufacturer and marketer of branded clothing and...

Bani Batra

Bani Batra’s couture wedding collection is inspired by traditional Indian...

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:
July 2017

July 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