LAHORE: Pakistan Footwear Manufacturers Association (PFMA) Chairman Farrukh Saleem and Senior Vice Chairman Abid Hafeez met Prime Minister’s Advisor on Finance Miftah Ismail, inviting him to be the Chief Guest at the inauguration ceremony of the upcoming 4th Pakistan Mega Leather Show (PMLS).
The event is scheduled to be held from January 27-29, 2018 at the Lahore Expo Centre.
During the meeting in Islamabad, these business-leaders also discussed several important issues being faced by the footwear industry of Pakistan. Miftah Ismail responded favourably to their invitation and promised to look into the matters for resolution. PMLS is a series of vibrant, annual events promoting a wide range of leather products; including footwear, garments, gloves, etc. The event also features a special exhibition of the high-quality products manufactured by the footwear-manufacturing industry of Pakistan.
It is a collaboration of highly resourceful associations including footwear, leather goods, tanneries, gloves and leather garments. The PMLS 2018 promises to be the biggest exhibition of leather-based products in the country’s history.
PFMA chairman expressed his gratitude for the support of Miftah Ismail. He said, “Production and tanning of leather along with manufacturing of leather-goods is the second biggest export-oriented industry in the manufacturing sector of Pakistan and it is the third largest contributor towards the overall exports of the country.” The event will provide business opportunities and valuable information for entrepreneurs, investors and all other stakeholders of this robust industry.
The Trade Development Authority of Pakistan, Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Industries and other regulatory institutions are providing unprecedented support for the event.
Footwear makers to hold 4th PMLS