by Apparel Resources News-Desk
12-March-2019 | 1 min read
All Pakistan Textile Mill Association (APTMA) has signed an MoU with the Union of Private Sector Development of Tajikistan for an intensive business tour of Tajikistan’s textile delegates to Pakistan.
The week-long tour intends to focus on establishing business contacts and learning the best practices and experiences in addition to developing long-term collaborations.
Among those present during the signing of MoU were Syed Ali Ahsan, Central Chairman, APTMA, Adil Bashir, Chairman APTMA Punjab and other office bearers.
This is the first instance of textile delegates from Tajikistan visiting Pakistan for a business tour.
Among the major objectives of the business tour is to gain exposure to Pakistan’s textile value chain including use of technology, establishing business contacts and also analysing and understanding the retail sector in the country.
Besides, the delegation will also try to explore the possibility of sourcing materials as well as understand the manufacturing practices.
APTMA also gave a presentation on the structure of textile sector as well as on the strengths and opportunities. The presentation also stressed on the prospects of cooperation at association level with Tajikistan.
The tour is organised with the support of the Government of Switzerland through the International Trade Centre’s Global Textiles and Clothing Programme in close cooperation with the USAID-funded project “Pakistan Regional Economic Integration Activity” (PREIA).