Pharma Asia 2022 held at Karachi Expo Center from 13-15 September. Sindh Minister for Labour and Human Resource Saeed Ghani inaugurated the 19th International Pharma Asia exhibition. Speaking on the occasion, the minister said the pharmaceutical sector could play a crucial role post of devastating floods and assured to facilitate local pharmaceutical producers to ensure supply of low-cost medicines in the country.
He said events such as International Pharma Asia encouraged foreign investment and also promoted exports. He congratulated Dr. Khurshid Nizam for organizing the pharmaceutical exhibition and assured of all cooperation on his part.
He said diseases including Dengue were spreading fast after the floods and mentioned provincial government was taking all measures to provide relief and rehabilitate the affectees.
Negating the rumours circulating social media, Saeed Ghani said provincial government formulated and started implementing the disaster recovery strategy on war footings. Concerned departments and divisions had already mobilized their teams, and the work was being strictly monitored. Ministers were personally attending to the complaints for their redressal.
Over 200 manufacturers and producers of pharmaceuticals and medical goods showcased their products at the exhibition organized by Ecommerce Gateway in cooperation with the Pakistan Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association. Moreover, 120 delegations from around the world including China, Singapore, Germany and Turkey attended the event.
Spread over five halls, the 19th Pharma Asia exhibition hosted 600 stalls displaying pharmaceutical packaging material, machinery, laboratory equipment and pharmaceutical industry raw material.
President ECommerce Gateway, Khurshid Nizam, said the exhibition went a long way in promoting the government’s vision of increased pharmaceutical exports.