My Karachi – Oasis of harmony exhibition to kick off tomorrow

Karachi, April 09, 2015 (PPI-OT): The 12th sequel of My Karachi – Oasis of Harmony exhibition of the Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) will kick off on Friday (Tomorrow), April 10th, 2015, at Karachi Expo Centre in which local and foreign exhibitors will be showcasing their products and services in front of more than 800,000 visitors.

The three-day long exhibition, which will conclude on April 12th, 2015, will provide a perfect platform for Business-to-Business and Business-to-Consumer meetings besides providing recreational facilities to Karachiites who densely participate in this glittering event every year.

Highlighting the journey of My Karachi exhibition, Chairman Businessmen Group and former President KCCI, Siraj Kassam Teli recalled that during his tenure as President KCCI in 2004, he felt there was a need to clarify the negative perception about Karachi city, which mainly emerged due to negative projection by the media, particularly the western media.

He said that My Karachi Exhibition keeps on improving every year thanks to all the Former Presidents of Karachi Chamber who made untiring efforts with a focus on further improving this exhibition as compared to previous ones. Consequently, this exhibition has become one of the biggest events of the city and has expanded from three halls to all six halls of Karachi Expo Centre.

KCCI has been regularly organizing this exhibition without any commercial objective but with a vision to promote the positive image of Karachi and the tag line of ‘Made in Pakistan’ worldwide, he added. Siraj Teli also appreciated the support extended by Sindh government, Governor Sindh and Trade Development Authority of Pakistan in making this event successful.

He was of the view that despite internal and external problems confronting the economy, the business community remains steadfast to face the challenges and remove obstacles impeding the pace of commercial and industrial activities.

At My Karachi – Oasis of Harmony Exhibition, domestic as well as foreign businesses will once again be participating with a view to synchronize their trades. KCCI is certainly playing a commendable role in safeguarding the interests of business community and assisting them in every way possible, he added.

President KCCI Iftikhar Ahmed Vohra said that My Karachi exhibition 2015 will provide an excellent chance to explore true trade potential of Karachi in particular and Pakistan in general, which is home to natural beauty, traditions and cultural heritages.

“We have designed twelfth sequel of “My Karachi – Oasis of Harmony 2015” exhibition to expose the great potential of regional trade. We have also planned to organize an International Pavilion which also feature a dedicated Diplomatic Pavilion in which complimentary stalls have been provided to various Karachi-based Consulates ”, he added.

President KCCI, while welcoming the support extended by Government of Sindh and TDAP, hoped that this year’s exhibition also succeeds in achieving the desired objectives. Highlighting various arrangements and recreational facilities to be offered at My Karachi Exhibition, Chairman Special Committee for My Karachi Exhibition, Muhammad Idrees stated that more than 300 stalls showcasing Pakistani products and services have been established at this year’s exhibition which will be spread over all six halls of the Expo Centre.

All out efforts have been made to attract maximum number of visitors and foreign exhibitors at this event with a view to promote the positive image of Karachi city which is the economic and financial hub of the country. He informed that representatives from Indonesia, Turkey, Switzerland, Vietnam, Indonesia, Japan, Mauritius, Ukraine, Sri Lanka, Philippines and Romania will be participating in 12th My Karachi Exhibition 2015.

Muhammad Idrees further informed that for the very first time, a dedicated Lawn Fabric Pavilion has been established at My Karachi Exhibition this year in which some of the well-known brands of Pakistan will be showcasing their lawn fabrics while a fashion show will also be staged with a view to effectively highlight the remarkable work of some of the leading lawn designers who have played a commendable role in enhancing exports of this particular product to various destinations around the world.

Besides a dedicated Food Court, special arrangements have been made to organise pet and birds’ shows during the exhibition for entertainment of visiting families, he added.

For more information, contact:
Aamir Hassan
Director Press/Electronic Media and Public Relations
Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI)
Aiwan-e-Tijarat Road, Off Shahrah-e-Liaquat,
Phone: +92-21-99218001-09
Fax: +92-21-99218040

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