May 14, 2008 :: Posted by - web_glnews :: Category - Uncategorized
The 14th international exhibition of precious and semi-precious stones will be held here from August 28 to 31.
This was decided in a meeting of the All Pakistan Commercial Exporters Association (APCEA) and Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP) here.
Exhibition Committee Chairman Muhammad Nasir said the expo would have 30 stalls including four stalls of studded gold jewellery, adding invitation would soon be sent to investors in the US, Thailand, the Gulf and Europe.
TDAP Director General Waheed Raza Bhatti directed the staff anxious to make arrangements and publish advertising material for the exhibition. He said the security situation in the region had improved and hoped there would be complete quiet and harmony at the time of the expo.
In November, he said, a designation of exporters would visit Germany to contact commercial attaches and invite investors to invest in the stone sector of Pakistan.
The exporters of NWFP would contribute to in exhibitions which would be held in the US and Thailand, he added.
The meeting was attended by APCEA Chairman Jamshed Khan and Vice Chairman Kamran Khan, Exhibition Committee Co-chairmen Muhammad Nasir Khan, Nawaz Khan and Abdul Aziz.