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Humayun Akhtar assures PFMA of extending R&D fund

17
Jan '07
Pakistan Footwear Manufacturers Association (PFMA) held a meeting with Minister for Commerce, Humayun Akhtar on January 15, 2007.

The minister promised footwear makers that he would raise the issue of extending R&D fund for synthetic and canvas shoe sector in upcoming meeting of Export Development Fund Board. Fund for leather shoe makers was extended by Government in the previous budget.

Akhtar approved a promotional plan for 2007-08 concerning footwear industry, which comprises visits of four delegations to overseas markets. He also agreed to the proposal of organizing annual footwear exhibition called 'Juft Show'.


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