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Cultivate cotton & harvest gold – Pakistan Textile Minister

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Jun '10
According to Federal Minister for Textile Industry, Rana Farooq Saeed, 'cultivate cotton and harvest gold' is the new Government's slogan, who intends to make farmers happy and wealthy.

This was announced while addressing a certificate distribution ceremony, cordially arranged by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Pakistan Ready Made Garments Manufacturers and Exporters Association (PRGMEA) for Master Trainers, for completing the Apparel and Home Textile Manufacturing and Management Training Program via the GenProm project.

Cotton farmers should attain the maximum benefit on the lines of other stakeholders in the cotton textile value chain, added Saeed. More so, assurance of government's support for giving out all the vital facilities so as to help them reach the optimum level of manufacturing, were also announced by Saeed.

Further, appreciating the initiatives of GenProm-UNDP and PRGMEA's role in implementing the same, Saeed said that, this training would help provide, quality, high efficiency, competitiveness and equal chance for women.

Apart from stressing on the necessity of continuing with the GenProm project, on the basis of successful and beneficial results for the industry and nation, UNDP program officer, Shakeel Ahmed was also urged to extend the project for more five years. Stakeholders of the textile industry were also urged to support such projects.

GenProm meaning gender promotion in the apparel or garment industry via development of skills was a United Nations Development Program's (UNDP) sponsored project for the private sector.

With its inception in 2007, Pakistan Readymade Garments and Exporters Association for Sindh and Government College University, Faisalabad for Punjab are its partners.

Fibre2Fashion News Desk - India


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