LAHORE: A delegation of the Pakistan Furniture Council (PFC) left for the United States on Saturday for a two-week visit in an attempt to explore new markets and strengthen bilateral ties with the American business community.
The delegation, headed by PFC Chief Executive Mian Muhammad Kashif, will study the latest product designs and modern technologies to improve their businesses and compete in the global market.
Prior to the departure, Kashif told the media that such business-oriented tours could play a pivotal role for Pakistani furniture manufacturers in achieving the export target of more than $1 billion annually. Replying to a question, he said Pakistan’s major buyers of wooden furniture were Britain, USA, Sri Lanka and Gulf countries including the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Oman and Kuwait.
Published in The Express Tribune, August 6th, 2017.
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