LAHORE: The government is committed to address the trade related issues being confronted by the exporters and all the stakeholders will be taken on board to resolve their trade related concerns. In this regard, all out efforts were being made to streamline the growth of export sector.
These views were expressed by Secretary Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP) Inam Ullah Khan while talking to a four member delegation of footwear sector who called on him.
He said that TDAP was endeavoring to facilitate the exporters to help enhance the level of exports and the joint efforts of public-private sector would help increase the momentum of the export sector.
Adil Hasan, Senior Vice Chairman Pakistan Footwear Manufacturer Association (PFMA), apprised the Secretary TDAP about their trade related issues especially with reference to their participation in the Expo Riva Garda exhibition to be held in Italy in June this year.
The secretary gave approval for the footwear sector participation in the said fair. The stakeholders thanked the secretary for encouraging the business community in making improvements of their export mandate.
The secretary wanted to have first hand feedback from the trade and apprised the delegates that the restructuring of TDAP is aimed at enhancing the relationship between trade and the TDAP.
On the occasion, Director General TDAP Lahore Mian Riaz Ahmed apprised the businessmen that as per the ‘Emerging Pakistan Vision’, TDAP has been working to facilitate the exporters for better projection of their products through quality control and standardization. The exporters thanked the secretary for addressing their concerns.