Trade Development Authority of Pakistan participates in a two day International Khairpur Dates Festival and Seminar

Karachi, August 25, 2015 (PPI-OT): Trade Development Authority of Pakistan- TDAP supported and participated in a two day International Khairpur Dates Festival and Seminar (7th edition) which was held from August 22nd-23rd, 2015 at Shaheed Benazir Bhutto open air theatre, Khairpur which was organized by the District Management of Khairpur.

In this event, 60 local growers of dates and exporters set up their stalls. CM Sindh inaugurated the event on August 22nd, 2015 and visited all stalls. The Chief Minister (Sindh) visited the stall of TDAP and appreciated the TDAP for its role in 7th International Khairpur Dates Festival and Seminar.

After the inauguration, a seminar was held at Qazi Hall II at Shah Abdul Latif University Khairpur on “Potential of Dates”. At the end of Seminar, TDAP was given shield by CM Sindh in the appreciation of its efforts. TDAP has played a vital role by providing the market information to exhibitors of the event and informed them about the main activities and methods which may help them to export in different markets with high rates.

TDAP has been taking efforts to exploit the potential of product by supporting the efforts of diversification of markets for the product by sending the delegations to different markets. It is due to these efforts the export of the product increased from US$ 76,081,000/- in 2013-14 to US$ 87,494,000/- in 2014-15 (15%).

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
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