13th ‘Build Asia’ Exhibition held in Karachi

Build Asia is the largest exhibition of construction, real-estate and housing industry, held annually in Pakistan. Mr. Nasir Hussain Shah, Minister for Information Sindh and Murtaza Ali Balooch, Advisor on Katchi Abadies and Spatial Development inaugurated the esteemed event at the Karachi Expo Centre on 18th December 2017 which continued till the 20th December 2017. Being one of the most promising exhibitions, the event was hosted by E-Commerce Gateway, to focus on the immense potential of the Building and Construction sector in Pakistan. A large number of successful local and foreign enterprises displayed the latest technological advancements, featuring their equipments, materials, services and techniques in the related fields.

During media talk Syed Nasir Hussain Shah praises the organizers Ecommerce Gateway Pakistan and added that this event is evidence that Law and order situation is far better here Sindh. During his visit he had discussions with participants and encourage them to do further participation.

Over the past 13 years, this mega-event has successfully provided valuable opportunities to overseas exhibitors and investors to interact with local entrepreneurs for joint ventures, transfer of technologies and appointing agents, distributors and partners in Pakistan. This event also features a wide array of highly informative conferences, to provide a networking platform for engineers, contractors, builders, consultants, government officials, bankers, policy makers, stakeholders, other practitioners & professionals of this industry. The Build Asia Exhibition also incorporates forums like; Property Asia, Furniture Asia and Stone fair Asia.

Build Asia offers the International and Pakistani business community a strategic launch-pad to access the vibrant Pakistani, Afghan, Chinese, Middle-Eastern markets and Central Asian Republics. The exhibition takes advantage of the government’s liberal investment policies to attract maximum foreign investment in Pakistan, where foreign investors can hold up to 100% equity in several economic sectors. As a result of this annual series of exhibitions, the Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in the Country has increased substantially. Thus, Pakistan has gained the stature of an attractive destination for investors from many developed countries.

Over 350 brands participated at more than 600 stalls including Builders & developers, Air-Conditioning Plants & Equipment, Landscaping, Asphalt Plants, Bathroom Fittings, Ceramic & Porcelain tiles, Concrete technology & Blocks, Marble & Granite, Burglar Alarm Systems, CAD/ CAM Softwares, Furniture & Carpets, False Ceiling, Cement Manufacturers, Construction Chemicals, Construction Equipment, Tools & Hardware,  Earth-moving Machinery & Equipment, Electricity Generators & Cables, Escalators & Elevators.

The key participants also included many suppliers and manufacturers of; Fire Fighting & Alarm Systems, Scaffolding Systems, Glass Partitions, Fibre Glass, Gypsum & Asbestos Products, Housing Loan Financers, Insurance Companies, Telecom Systems, Kitchen Equipment, Lightings & Fans, Doors & Windows, Handles & Knobs, Paints & Varnishes, Pipes & Fittings, Steel products, Waste Management, Swimming Pool Equipment, Water Purification Plants, Waterproofing & Insulation, Finishes & Facades, Sealants & Adhesives, and many others.

The Build Asia Exhibition attracts a large number of visitors including; Government policy-makers, Engineers, Architects, Town Planners, Academia & Scientists, Interior Designers, Real Estate Agents, Building Material Suppliers, Project Managers, Contractors and many other stakeholders of the industry.

Syed Nasir Hussain Shah, Minister for Information Sindh with Dr. Khursheed Nizam President Ecommerce Gateway at inauguration of 13th Build Asia Exhibition at Karachi Expo Centre. Event will continue till December 20, 2017.