Roundtable on ‘Pakistani Textile in International Arena’

Netherlands is one of the buyers of Pakistani textiles and in line with the present Government of Pakistan’s stated policy of moving from ‘aid to trade’, the Government of Netherlands intends to enhance imports of Pakistani textile and garments in next few years. For this purpose, H.E. Lilliane Ploumen, Minister for Trade and Development Cooperation of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands will visit Pakistan on 23-24 May 2014. At this occasion, the Royal Netherlands Embassy and ILO would organize a tripartite roundtable to discuss key challenges and opportunities for ILS compliant production enhancement in textile sector of Pakistan. The Government of Pakistan, provincial Governments, major textile and garments associations, employers, workers, academia and civil society organizations would participate.