Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Textile exporters urge govt to revitalize industry
Textile exporters urge govt to revitalize industry
Sep '11
Pakistan's textile industry should work with a new zeal to attain its goals as the current year has been declared by the Government of Pakistan as the Textile Year, Chaudhry Shahzad Siddique, the newly appointed Vice Chairman of Pakistan Textile Exporters Association (PTEA) has said.

He stated that the textile sector is the country's core industry but is confronting severe crisis due to several issues both at domestic and international levels. He urged the Government to help the exporters and keep its promise of revitalizing the industry.

The Government is completely aware about the significance of the sector and hence has declared current year as Textile Year with an intention to focus on revitalization of this core industry of the country's economy, Mr. Siddique said.

He noted that the Government prioritized resolving power and gas supply issues and ensuring uninterrupted supply of the same. However, instead of keeping its word and easing the problem, the Government has further increased the gas load-shedding hours, he added.

The PTEA Vice Chairman said the textile exporters are making sincere efforts to boost exports, but in the absence of Government support, it may not become possible for them to achieve the target fixed for the current year.

Fibre2fashion News Desk - India

Must ReadView All

Textiles | On 20th Jan 2017

TEA expects budget to upscale textile skill industry

The Tiruppur Exporters’ Association (TEA) has requested the Central...

Textiles | On 20th Jan 2017

Bangladesh could earn $60 billion in exports by 2021

Bangladesh is expected to earn over $60 billion in exports by the...

Courtesy: PIB

Textiles | On 20th Jan 2017

Govt to help Tangaliya weavers purchase looms: Irani

Government of India will facilitate Tangaliya weavers in purchase of...

Interviews View All

Divyesh Mashruwala
Akshar Industries

Surat dominates foiling, embossing and pleating

Mandeep Nagi
Shades of India

Women value something that is unique and has a flavour of India

Nuno Venda

‘There has been an increase in demand for water based inks, rather than...

Mark Paterson
Technical Absorbents Ltd

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

Mohammad Hassan
Biax Fiberfilm

About one in every 20 patients picks up an infection while hospitalised....

Kai Poehler
Voith Paper GmbH & Co. KG

The glass mat industry is growing by five to eight per cent annually. Kai...

Judy Frater
Somaiya Kala Vidya

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

Yash P. Kotak
Bombay Hemp Company

One of the directors of Bombay Hemp Company, Yash P. Kotak, speaks to...

Rupa Sood and Sharan Apparao

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

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


Letter To Editor

(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies

January 2017

January 2017

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


Browse Our Archives


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