LAHORE: Adviser to the Prime Minister for Commerce and Investment Abdul Razak Dawood Friday felicitated Pakistan Furniture Council (PFC) Chief Executive Mian Kashif Ashfaq for conducting ten consecutive ‘Interiors Pakistan’ exhibitions successfully across the country to promote local furniture sector.
In his address at the 10th “Interiors Pakistan”, Abdul Razak Dawood said the PFC events were boosting the economy through domestic and international interest, facilitating small business growth by connecting buyers and sellers, knowledge sharing leading to innovation and business collaboration and providing a platform for international trade and investment.
He also shared his experience with PFC chief and said he was happy to see so many stalls in the exhibition displaying world-class innovative furniture products and interior designs to attract the buyers. He said there is a dire need of focusing on developing technology and improving quality within the furniture sector to increase the volume of its export and attract the global investors.
Abdul Razak Dawood urged businessmen to work extensively to promote local industry in Pakistan. “Pakistan is blessed with abundant resources and our people are equipped with the best of skills that can help develop the country on modern lines,” he added. He said that during the expo visit, he has seen that the furniture industry has full potential for boosting export provided they focus more on its quality at par with international standards. He said that Prime Minister Imran Khan is very clear to provide incentives to fully encourage the private sector to boost export volumes.