S.M. Muneer calls on Chief Minister Punjab

Karachi, April 27, 2015 (PPI-OT): The Chief Executive TDAP Mr. S.M. Muneer called on the Chief Minister Punjab, Mian Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif at Lahore on Monday 27 April 2015. He apprised the Chief Minister about the activities of the Trade Development Authority of Pakistan. He told the Chief Minister that he is trying to bring in the corporate culture in this only Government’s Trade promotion Organization (TPO) of Pakistan.

He informed CM that TDAP participates in over 100 exhibitions abroad every year in all regions of the world and provides substantial subsidy to the exporters in terms of participation fees and stall construction. TDAP organizes more than 50 trade delegations to and from Pakistan, again providing subsidy to the outgoing delegations and hospitality to incoming trade delegations.

TDAP organizes visits of Quarantine inspectors from abroad to certify Country’s relevant products and facilities for exports. It facilitates exporters, Pakistan Trade officers and foreign buyers through the help Desks in all its offices to answer their trade queries. TDAP issues GSP certificates for the exporters from all its offices in the Country.

Chief executive informed Chief Minister about the successful organization of 9th edition Expo Pakistan at Karachi in February 2015. The Prime Minister Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif inaugurated it. There were 571 exhibitors who are leading exporters of the Country. TDAP invited delegates / foreign buyers from all over the world and 750 buyers from 77 countries visited Pakistan. An estimated US$ 1.3 Billion orders were placed. 6 MOUs worth US$ 12.3 Million between exporters and foreign buyers were signed.

The Chief executive lauded the role of Secretary TDAP and senior officers of TDAP for supporting him in his efforts to make TDAP a vibrant organization. The Chief Minister appreciated the efforts of Mr. S.M. Muneer and asked him to continue his efforts to help increase Pakistan’s exports. He said TDAP is an important organization and its success will contribute substantially towards strengthening the Pakistan’s economy and specially exports. He extended his ad Government’s support and cooperation for the activities undertaken by TDAP.

For more information, contact:
Mr. Farooque Memon
Information and Communication Division
Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP)
3rd Floor, Block A, Finance and Trade Centre,
P. O. Box No. 1293, Shahrah-e-Faisal,
Karachi 75200, Pakistan
UAN: +92-21-111-444-111
Tel: +92-21-99206487-90, +92-21-99201526
Fax: +92-21-99206461, +92-21-99201526
Email: tdap@tdap.gov.pk, farooque.memon@tdap.gov.pk
Website: www.tdap.gov.pk

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