H.E. Abdul Salik Khan, Pakistan Ambassador to Almaty, Kazakhstan & Ms. Jitindar Cheema, Regional Director of USAID Mission in Central Asia jointly inaugurated “Pakistan’s First Single Country Exhibition – Made In Pakistan” at Attakent Exhibition Centre, Almaty Kazakhstan today on 10th November 2016. The event is scheduled from 10th to 13th November 2016.
The exhibition was jointly organized by Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP) and Haripur Chamber of Commerce (HCC) with the financial support of USAID, Pakistan. In the exhibition, 42 stalls has been established and exportable products from all sectors i.e. textile, furniture, handicrafts, towel pharmaceutical, sports, carpets, cutlery, rice, leather goods, herbal and beauty products have been displayed.
H.E. Abdul Salik Khan, Ambassador of Pakistan to Kazakhstan in his inaugural speech welcome the Pakistani exhibitors and praised the role of USAID, TDAP and HCC for organizing the first “Made in Pakistan Exhibition” in Almaty, Kazakhstan. He termed it a positive step to develop sustainable trade relations not only between two countries but entire region. The role of USAID in extending financial support to exhibitors is extremely commendable and technical support to exhibitors by TDAP has made this event possible despite so many difficulties. He also said this kind of events will not only develop the trade relations between both the nations but will also build people to people linkages.
Ms. Jitandar Cheema, Regional Director USAID Mission in Central Asia, in her speech especially thanked Pakistan Embassy, TDAP and HCC for making efforts in organizing the event. She vowed to continue financial and other support for such kind of events in future as well. She also praised the role of USAID Pakistan in organization of the event.
The exhibitors from Pakistan are also satisfied due to overwhelming response from the public and huge number of people are visiting and buying Pakistani products. Kazakhstan people have shown interests in the all the products especially textile, handicrafts, towels, herbal and beauty products. It is expected that on weekend i.e. 12th & 13th November 2016 footfall of visitors will be in thousand and products of all the exhibitors will be sold out.