Chairman Pakistan Trade Development Authority Zubair Motiwaala inaugurated the 8TH Pakistan Mega Leather Show 2023 in the presence of major national and international industry stakeholders at Expo Centre-Lahore on Wednesday. Addressing the audience, Zubair Motiwala said that Pakistan Leather Show is a regular annual feature of the leather industry of Pakistan, which provide an ideal opportunity for sector stakeholders with finest exposition of finished leather and quality leather produced in the country.
“The PMLS 2023 will attract potential buyers and investors from China, Italy, Germany, Hong Kong, Cyprus, USA, UAE, Spain and Tunisia,” he said, adding that the mega event will provide great business opportunities and valuable information for entrepreneurs, investors and all other stakeholders of this promising industry.
Chairman PFMA – Mansoor Ehsan Sheikh said that Pakistan Mega is the world’s second-largest footwear and leather exhibition. Production and tanning of leather, along with the manufacturing of leather goods, is the second biggest export-oriented industry in the manufacturing sector of Pakistan.
He said it is the third-largest contributor to the country’s exports. “The rapid growth of this industry has attracted many international buyers to invest into training facilities for this labor-intensive industry. These investments will improve the technical skills of the labor involved in manufacturing leather goods,” Mansoor Ehsan Sheikh said. He said that the event also features a special exhibition of the high-quality products produced by the footwear-manufacturing industry of Pakistan.
The PMLS 2023 promises to be the biggest exhibition of leather-based products in the country’s history. This event will feature more than 100 national and international exhibitors. The foreign exhibitors also include many Chinese organizations, who have shown keen interest in the growing leather industry of Pakistan.
Given the sheer scale of this show and its benefits for these businesses, the organizers have always received an overwhelming response from the customers and stakeholders. Maximum participation is also expected from the Government sector. The Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP), the Ministry of Finance, the Ministry of Industries and other regulatory institutions are also providing unprecedented support for this event.
Mr. Asad Malik (Sr. Vice Chairman Pakistan Footwear Manufacturers Association) & Mr. Abid Hafeez Convener- Pakistan Mega Leather Show 2023, Mr. Muhammad Mehr Ali (Chairman Pakistan Tanners Association), Mr. Muhammad Shafi (Sr. Vice chairman Pakistan Tanners Association), Agha Saiddain (Co-Convener Pakistan Mega Leather Show 2023) and others were present on this occasion.