Abdul Salik Khan, Pakistan Ambassador to Almaty, Kazakhstan and 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.
The event was scheduled from November 10-13,2016. 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 have been established and exportable products from all sectors, ie, textile, furniture, handicrafts, towel pharmaceutical, sports, carpets, cutlery, rice, leather goods, herbal and beauty products have been displayed.
Abdul Salik Khan, Ambassador of Pakistan to Kazakhstan, in his inaugural speech welcomed 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 the 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 a successful 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.
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.