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Nine-member Pak delegation arrives in Malaysia to attend PharmaTech ’12

Islamabad, November 18, 2012 (PPI-OT): A nine-member delegation of pharmaceutical manufacturers and exporters from Pakistan arrived in the Malaysian capital on Sunday to attend the 2nd edition of International Conference and Exhibition on Pharmaceutical, Nutraceutical and Cosmeceutical Technology (PharmaTech) 2012 starting tomorrow (Monday) at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, says a press release received here today from Malaysia.

The two-day event features an exhibition as well as a conference featuring discussions and strategies on delivery, discovery, manufacturing and clinical use of drugs, nutraceuticals and cosmeceuticals.

Acting High Commissioner for Pakistan to Malaysia Muhammad Nadeem Khan welcomed the event and lauded the Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP) for sending a strong delegation to participate in PharmaTech 2012 for exploring possibilities for economic collaborations, networking and business matchmakings.

He also appreciated what he described as a positive trend of growth in Pakistan’s exports of pharmaceutical products which stood at US $ 136 million in 2010 and US $151 million in 2011, registering a remarkable growth of 133 per cent over the last six years. “This positive growth highlights the acceptability and competitiveness of Pakistani products in the international markets,” he said.

During its stay in Kuala Lumpur, the Pakistani delegation is also scheduled to meet with heads of Pharmaceutical Association of Malaysia (PHAMA), Malaysian Organization of Pharmaceutical Industries (MOPI), Malay Chamber of Commerce and Industry Malaysia (DPMM) and Associated Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Malaysia (ACCCIM). The delegation will also meet officials of Pharmaceutical Services Division and National Pharmaceutical Control Bureau (Drug Control Authority), Ministry of Health, Government of Malaysia.

The PharmaTech 2012 aims to scaffold a one-stop academic and industry platform for researchers and industrialists to present, share and benchmark their works, exchange ideas and views, generate new strategies and development, as well as, transfer knowledge and technology through vigorous and thought-provoking discussion.

The conference and exhibition are led by established local and international scientists and industrialists with the aim to elevate the standard of pharmaceutical, nutraceutical and cosmeceutical sciences, and transform these arenas into a leading economy driver. The event consists of plenary lectures, keynote lectures, symposia, forum, trade exhibition, oral and poster presentations.

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Haji Ahmed Malik
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Press Information Department (PID)
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