Ten prominent business groups to represent Sri Lanka at Pakistan Expo 2013

Thursday, 26 September 2013 00:00 -     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

THE High Commissioner of Pakistan in Sri Lanka Maj. Gen. Qasim Qureshi hosted Sri Lankan businessmen participating in Pakistan Expo 2013 along with the officials of the Export Development Board Sri Lanka at the High Commission of Pakistan prior to their departure for Karachi. Ten companies from Sri Lankan representing various sectors such as tea, herbal cosmetics, commercial paints, bicycles, fruits and vegetables, textiles and the pharmaceuticals sectors will attend the largest Expo of Pakistan from 26 to 29 September, 2013. Expo Pakistan is the biggest trade fair in Pakistan, showcasing the largest collection of Pakistan’s export merchandise and services. Foreign exhibitors, from neighbouring countries, also use this platform to launch their products. Held annually in the month of September, the four day Expo Pakistan has become the primary sourcing point for a large number of businesses worldwide, giving them a head start on the buying and ordering for coming seasons The Export Development Board of Sri Lanka has booked a separate pavilion at the Expo Centre Karachi to showcase the Sri Lankan products. During their stay in Pakistan, the Sri Lankan delegation will interact with the representatives of various business chambers and hold B2B meetings with businessmen of Pakistan. The High Commission of Pakistan in Sri Lanka had formally launched the Expo Pakistan 2013- Opportunities Unlimited on 24 June, 2013 in Colombo under the patronage of the Minister of Industry and Commerce Lanka, Rishad Bathiuddin. The Expo 2012 generated over $ 518 million business with the participation of over 600 buyers from over 52 countries.