LAHORE, Aug. 13 (TNS): A delegation of Pakistan Carpet Manufacturers and Exporters Association left for the United States for marketing of an international carpet expo to be held in Lahore in October.
Vice Chairman of the Association Riaz Ahmed said the association will try to attract foreign delegates for the Oct: 5-7 expo to make the event success.
He told reporters on departure that the association has started contacts with the foreign delegates in the past few months. He said that the gov’t cooperation is a must for the international expo. He said the association members have also held meetings with the gov’t officials and sought their help.
Riaz said the purpose of the 3-member delegation visit is to search market for the Pakistani carpet and to ensure participation of foreign businessmen in the expo.
He said Pakistani carpets are liked across the world, adding that the association is confident to find out market for the carpets in the U.S.
He said the gov’t should address and solve the problems of the carpet manufacturers.