Minister for Commerce Min Bahadur Bishwakarma observing products on display at the Eighth Made in Pakistan Exhibition, in Kathmandu, on Wednesday, September 13, 2017. Photo: THT
Kathmandu, September 13 Minister for Commerce Min Bahadur Bishwakarma inaugurated the eighth edition of Made in Pakistan Expo at the United World Trade Centre today. The expo is being organised by the Rawalpindi Chambers of Commerce and Industry in collaboration with a number of Pakistani businessmen, who would be exhibiting their products, as per a media release. The Pakistani products, which include furniture, leather items, handicrafts, textile products and artificial jewellery, among others, are for sale at the exhibition. A group of more than 50 businessmen from Pakistan are participating in the trade fair. “The event will greatly help in introducing Pakistani products to Nepali consumers and provide a platform for interaction between the businessmen of the two countries. This will in turn enhance the volume of trade between the two countries,” the release states. Prominent speakers at the inauguration programme of the eighth Made in Pakistan Expo were Amjad Hussain B Sial, secretary general of SAARC, Sewa Lamsal Adhikari, ambassador of Nepal to Pakistan, Mazhar Javed, ambassador of Pakistan to Nepal, Himalaya Shamsher Rana, president of Pakistan-Nepal Friendship Association and Sabin Shrestha, president of Lalitpur Chamber of Commerce and Industry. The exhibition will remain open for public participation and visit till September 19 from 10:00am to 7:00pm.