Punjab Minister for Information and Industries Mian Aslam Iqbal inaugurated the three-day International Engineering and Machinery Exhibition 2019 jointly organized by Pakistan China Joint Chamber of Commerce and Industry and E-commerce Gateway Pakistan today at Lahore Expo Center.Mr. Ahmed Hasnain, Senior Vice President PCJCCI, Mr. Daud Ahmed, Senior Member of Executive Committee PCJCCI, Dr Khursheed Nizam, President E-Commerce Gateway and Mr. Salahuddin Hanif, Secretary General PCJCCI also addressed the inaugural ceremony.
Mian Aslam Iqbal, addressing the inaugural ceremony as Chief Guest, said that the international exhibitions play vital role in keeping the local industry abreast with the modern technology and the changing trends of international markets. He congratulated the PCJCCI and Ecommerce Gateway Pakistan (EGP) to organize series of the international exhibitions in Lahore. He said that the government of Punjab was also interested to create a conducive environment for trade and investment in Punjab. He told that he was busy in consultation with the stakeholders of industry at broad level and assured to introduce important changes in the provincial commerce polices in the light of business community’s suggestions.
Speaking on this occasion, Dr Khursheed Nizam, President E-commerce Gateway said that over 250 delegates from 7 countries: Belarus, China, Germany, Jorden, UAE, Japan, Austria etc. are participating in the three-day exhibition showcasing over 200 products at 250 stalls.
He hoped that the exhibition would be visited by more than 40,000 local visitors from relevant fields who would also hold Business to Business (B2B) meetings with their foreign counterparts till September 28, 2019.