Home / Knowledge / News / Apparel/Garments / Pakistan's Punjab govt to help garment sector revival
Pakistan's Punjab govt to help garment sector revival
30
Jul '13
Planning & Development Board Punjab (PDBP) Chairman Irfan Elahi has extended an assurance for all possible steps and assistance from the Punjab and the Federal governments for revival of provincial and national garment industry.
 
Chairing a high level review meeting of sub-committees constituted by the Punjab Chief Minister for promotion of garment industry, Mr. Elahi said many opportunities are cropping up for Pakistani garment industry, as cost of Chinese garment exports is rising, while Bangladeshi garment industry is passing through crisis.
 
Hence, there is a need to introduce immediate steps for revival of the country’s garment sector to help it cash on the opportunities coming its way, he added.
 
However, before launching the revival drive, the PDBP chief stressed on the need to identify and analyse the reasons behind downfall of the industry, so as to avoid repetition of past mistakes. He said the recommendations of the sub-committees shall be submitted to the Chief Minister of Punjab, who is eager to take steps for revival of the garment sector at the earliest.
 
During the meeting, heads and members of the sub-committees also gave presentations on their final proposals on revival and promotion of garment industry. 
 
Besides revival of the garment sector, other garment industry issues relating to energy crisis, skill development, import and export policy, garment clusters/industrial zones, logistic support, industrial forum and GSP-Plus access to the EU market were also discussed at length at the meeting.
 
At the meeting, representatives of the Pakistan Readymade Garments Manufacturers and Exporters Association (PRGMEA) presented their views and recommendations for revival of the garment sector, solving energy crisis, improving law and order situation and establishment of specialized garment clusters.
 

Fibre2fashion News Desk - India

Must ReadView All

Textiles | On 23rd Feb 2017

Incentives would spur jobs: New ASSOCHAM president

Further incentives for investment into manufacturing, IT,...

Information Technology | On 23rd Feb 2017

Lectra unveils supply chain programme for fashion industry

Lectra, the world leader in integrated technology solutions dedicated ...

Textiles | On 23rd Feb 2017

Gujarat govt announces Rs 1,000 cr package for MSMEs

In its state budget for 2017-18, the Gujarat government has announced ...

Interviews View All

Shiladitya K Joshi
Truetzschler India Private Limited

India ITME provides a platform to interact with our stakeholders

Smarth Bansal
Colorjet India Limited

We would like to venture more companies into the Indian market

Viral Desai
Zenitex Mill Pvt Ltd

Full of green energy

Marten Alkhagen
Swerea IVF AB

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

Kevin Nelson
TissueGen

Kevin Nelson, Chief Scientific Officer, TissueGen discusses the growing...

Eamonn Tighe
Nature Works LLC

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

Igor Chapurin
Chapurin

"Now we can see the Russian trend in international fashion. And Russian...

Robert Brunner
Devereux

Golfwear and menswear brand Devereux is set for greener pastures. Robert...

Judy Frater
Somaiya Kala Vidya

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

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
February 2017

February 2017

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

SUBSCRIBE


Browse Our Archives

GO


eNEWS
Insights
Subscribe today and get the latest News update in your mail box.
Advanced Search