Textile sector backbone of Pakistan’s economy: PM addresses 4th international textile and Leather Exhibition

The Prime Minister of Pakistan Mian Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif addressed the inaugural ceremony of the 4th international textile and Leather Exhibition at the EXPO center in Karachi today (Friday, May 26).

Addressing the inaugural ceremony of the 4th international textile and Leather Exhibition, the Prime Minister said that the textile sector is the backbone of the national economy and that his government will extend full support to boost export and the national economy. He lauded the industrialists who despite the challenges and difficulties in the way have contributed immensely in promoting Pakistan’s textile and leather industry.

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The Premier further stated that sixty percent of the total export of the country comes from the textile sector and all-out support will be provided to boost this sector. He said Pakistan is committed to following and implementing all the requirements of international organizations like the International Labour Organization.

PM Shehbaz Sharif also lauded the efforts of Commerce Minister Syed Naveed Qamar and his team for arranging the Expo in which over four hundred foreign delegates from sixty countries including buyers are participating.

Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb, Federal Minister for Commerce Syed Naveed Qamar, Federal Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal, Sindh Governor Kamran Khan Tessori, and Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah were also present on the occasion.