ISLAMABAD, Sep 7 (APP): After the successful response of the Single Country Exhibition at Colombo, Sri Lanka in January, 2016, Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP) is organizing another Single Country Exhibition at Colombo, Sri Lanka in January, 2017.
“The event will be organized at the BMICH Exhibition Centre
from January 13-15, 2017”, TDAP sources told APP. The major components of Single Country Exhibition are “display of products and Business to Business meetings”.
The recent exhibition at Sri Lanka was a huge success as all companies had received tremendous response of Sri Lankan buyers and visitors.
Many companies have received orders from Sri Lankan buyers and the Furniture, Engineering and Pharmaceutical sectors were still negotiating deals.
General Fan Company (GFC) has already sent its first consignment to Sri Lanka after successful deals which were materialized as a result of the exhibition.
Pharmaceutical companies have also started the process of registration with Sri Lankan authorities as TDAP had introduced their quality products during the exhibition.
The TDAP sources further said that the Single Country Exhibition for 2017 is being organized under the patronage and support of Government of Sri Lanka. It is expected that large number of people will visit the event.
The renowned companies from Textile, Agriculture, Engineering, Marble & Granite, Handicrafts, Garments & Accessories, and from the Jewelry sector are expected to participate in the event.
The TDAP sources also said that it was pertinent to mention that Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between Pakistan and Sri Lanka was operational from June 12, 2005.
Under the Free Trade Agreement, Sri Lanka and Pakistan have agreed to offer preferential market access to each other’s’ exports by way of granting tariff concessions.