Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Promoting textiles can boost Pakistan's exports: Punjab CM
Promoting textiles can boost Pakistan's exports: Punjab CM
04
Dec '13
Textiles industry is the backbone of the Pakistan’s economy and its promotion could lead to increase of overall exports volume as well as create new jobs, said Punjab state Chief Minister (CM) Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif while addressing representatives of All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (APTMA).
 
An APTMA delegation had called on the Minister to discuss the textile industry woes and solutions for the same. The Minister pointed out to the delegation that the sector’s importance has been ignored due to which irreparable losses have been incurred by the textile industry of the country.
 
However, the Punjab CM explained that the textile sector is now improving fast owing to timely and effective steps of present Government. 
 
Matters relating to gas supply to textile industry during winter were also discussed in the meeting and the Chief Minister assured the delegation that all options would be considered for supplying gas to the textile industry during winter.
 
The Punjab CM assured that the Government was pursuing a strong strategy for promoting trade, economic and industrial activities in the country, and all possible steps would be taken for resolving genuine problems of industrialists. 
 
The CM also expressed hope for tremendous progress in the textile sector after attaining the status of Generalized System of Preferences Plus (GSP+) status from the European Union (EU), which would boost textile exports besides increasing employment in the country.
 
Mr. Sharif said the Government was working round the clock to overcome energy crisis, and hoped that collective efforts would certainly yield results and the nation would be rid of energy shortage.
 

Fibre2fashion News Desk - India


Must ReadView All

Polyester yarn price surge affects Surat textile industry

Textiles | On 22nd May 2018

Polyester yarn price surge affects Surat textile industry

The prices of polyester yarn have increased about 12-15 per cent in...

Provide power at Rs 8/kWh to textile units: APTMA

Textiles | On 22nd May 2018

Provide power at Rs 8/kWh to textile units: APTMA

All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (APTMA) has asked the...

Courtesy: Myntra

Fashion | On 22nd May 2018

Myntra to launch exclusive red carpet line at IIFA 2018

India’s leading destination for fashion online, Myntra, is all set to ...

Interviews View All

Sachin Sharma
Gem Enviro Management Pvt Ltd

There are no significant differences between virgin yarn and PET recycled...

Mukesh Agarwal & Rajesh Agarwal
Madhuram Fincap Pvt Ltd

Increasing prices and lack of demand main issues facing industry

Sanjay Yagnik
Maa Tex Speciality

‘We suggest reducing dosage of sizing chemicals to reduce sludge...

Abhishek Pachauri

Reckon Industries adapts latest systems for manufacturing from designing...

Rajat Jaipuria

Activewear brand Soul Space promotes organic cotton farming and...

Vikas Banduke

Softech Controls Private Limited (SCPL) is a part of the Cotmac Group, an...

Silke Brand-Kirsch
Schlegel und Partner

Silke Brand-Kirsch, executive partner of Schlegel und Partner, a leading...

Suresh Patel
Sidwin Fabric

Sidwin Fabric is a manufacturer and exporter of polypropylene textiles and ...

Eamonn Tighe
Nature Works LLC

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

Silvia Venturini Fendi
Fendi s.r.l

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

Pranav Mishra
Huemn

Designers Pranav Mishra and Shyma Shetty’s Huemn is known for its...

Amiben Shroff
Shrujan

From its modest beginning in the late 1960s, Shrujan has grown into a...

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

Leave your Comments


May 2018

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

news category


Related Categories:

Advanced Search