Islamabad, November 13, 2012 (PPI-OT): A high powered FPCCI trade delegation under the leadership of Haji Fazal Kadir Khan Sherani, President FPCCI left for New Delhi, India on Monday to attend the Inauguration of India International Trade Fair 2012 the annual mega event of India scheduled from November 14-27, 2012 at Pargati Maidan.
The FPCCI delegation comprises Haji Fazal Kadir Khan Sherani, Muhammad Iqbal Dawood, Begum Salma Ahmed Shah, Mr. Shakil Ahmed Dhingra, Mr. Azhar Majeed Sheikh, Nasiruddin Sheikh and other renowned businessmen.
The FPCCI delegation will participate in the Inauguration of IITF 2012, being inaugurated by Premier of India on November 14, 2012 and anticipated to be attended by the visiting counties exhibitors, delegations and high level dignitaries.
FPCCI since more than a decade has been organizing participation of Pakistani exhibitors in India International Trade Fair under the ceiling named Pakistan Pavilion. This time around a record participation of 176 companies of Pakistan will exhibit their different commodities namely textile sector, the handicraft industry, herbal cosmetics industry and the fashion design industry under one roof.
While departing for New Delhi, President FPCCI said “this high level business visit on the sidelines of IITF2012 and a record participation of Pakistani companies at IITF2012 to constitute ‘Pakistan Pavilion’ is reflective of the depth of existing bilateral relations between Pakistan and India.” He further said that the two countries should promote bilateral economic and trade relations to alleviate poverty in the region.
The delegation during its stay in New Delhi besides attending the inaugural session of IITF2012 is also scheduled to meet its counterpart FICCI and hold meetings at Government Levels with India Trade Promotion Organization (ITPO) and Commerce related departments of Government of India.
FPCCI has also recently organized first ever “Made in Pakistan Expo 2012” in Mumbai India from 31st August to 5th September 2012, which was a successful event.
For more information, contact:
Syed Masood Alam Rizvi
Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI)
B-1, Federation House, Main Clifton Road,
Tel: 0092-21-35873691, 93-94
Fax: +9221 3587 4332