A delegation from ITOCHU Corporation, Japan visited TDAP and had a meeting with Secretary TDAP. The delegation was headed by Mr.Toru Hisabayashi, General Manager, ITOCHU Corporation. During the meeting the GM, ITOCHU gave a detailed presentation about Textile Revolution -Stable Cotton Supply Longer Fiber and Diversification of textile products. They suggested production of longer stable fiber to be able to produce the fine yarn. The fine yarn can produce many varieties of fabric to diversify the garment as currently Pakistan is only producing short staple length cotton. The case of Indian cotton production – which has been doubled- was also discussed.
2. Secretary TDAP appreciated the proposal and stated that TDAP and other government organizations i.e. Ministry of Textile Industries and Ministry of National Food Security and Research will take steps to produce high yield hybrid seed having insect resistance and long staple length cotton.