LAHORE- The Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry hosted a dinner in honour of participants of 4-day “Alishan Pakistan”, the second edition of the lifestyle Pakistan exhibition being held in New Delhi from Thursday last.

   Chief Executive Trade Development Authority Pakistan S. M. Munir who is personally supervising the expo told APP by telephone from New Delhi that Vikramjit Singh Sahney, immediate past President of SAARC CCI also hosted a sumptuous dinner for all participants on Sept 12.

   He said that “we have received excellent and unprecedented encouragement and positive response from Indian counterparts and business community especially visitors”.

   He said that over 800 participants from Pakistan are attending the event and 260 stalls were put on display. The exhibition is a showcase of top quality of Pak textiles, including high-end designer wear, various furniture houses also being exhibited and marketing their products. The first 4-day lifestyle expo was held from April 12.2012 in the same city.

He said that expo is an initiative of TDAP to further build on the efforts of the government of Pakistan and India to normalize flow of trade between the two neighbouring countries.”With a trade potential of billions  of dollars between the two countries, the event will not only offer a unique opportunity to the trade community of India to interact with their Pakistan counterparts but also a first hand opportunity for customers to feel and own the best quality products”.

Chairman United Business Group and VP SAARC Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Iftikhar Ali Malik personally thanked the FICCI, Confederation of Indian Industry and SAARC Chamber of Commerce and Industry besides Indian government for extending all out best facilities to Pak participants.