Karachi, March 13, 2014 (PPI-OT): The biggest ever trade show of Pakistani entrepreneurs would be held in Washington DC from May 2-5, 2014, as over 200 exhibitors are expected to participate.
The 0rganzier of the mega event and ECO of Pak-American Trade Expo (PATE), Hasan Jalil said during his visit to Pakistan said that “Pakistani and American entrepreneurs will converge on Washington from May 2 to 5, 2014 to showcase their state-of-the-art products in an unprecedented trade expo and cultural festival.
The event will be an opportunity for business leaders and new entrants to explore exciting trade investment potential between the United States and Pakistan”, he said though a few exhibitions of Pakistani products were held in USA before but the PATE would be the biggest ever show as about 200 exhibitors from both the countries are expected to participate. He said that organising committee has fully focused on arranging B2B meeting between buyers and sellers during the event.
The Chairman and Chief Organizer of the event Nasimuddin Mirza has suggested that the slogan of the event would be a celebration of the spirit “Trade Not Aid” motto in U.S.-Pakistan relations, as pledged by the top leaders of the two countries, which saw their bilateral trade swell to around $6 billion in 2011.
The inaugural event will provide an ideal platform for entrepreneurs to interact with each other and create opportunities for trade and other business activities. It will also highlight the tremendous business potential of Pakistan, a country endowed with diversity of cultures, natural beauty and business prospects sprawling over its rich geography and fast-growing economic power centers and services sectors.
Around 200 Exhibitors will benefit from the opportunity by introducing products ranging from textile garments, bed linen, cotton cloth, yarn, knitwear, towels, raw cotton and yarn, silk and synthetic textile, handicrafts, rice, wheat, food products, fruits and vegetables, fisheries, leather products, sporting goods, chemicals, carpets, surgical and dental instruments, petroleum products, onyx, marble and granite, IT software and services, jewellery, housing and construction, Pakistan tourism, overseas Pakistan foundation. The organizers have claimed that the response of exhibitors from both the countries is overwhelming and almost 90 per cent of the stalls have already been booked.
For more information, contact:
Mr. Naveed Anjum
Pak-American Trade Expo (PATE)
B-255, 13 D-1, Gulshan-e-Iqbal,
Tel.: +9221-36067134 / +9221-34234121
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