LAHORE – Textile industry of Pakistan has growth potential of $25 billion by 2015 with timely investment to each link of textile value chain.

This was stated by All Pakistan Textile Mills Association Chairman Ahsan Bashir during his presentation on investment climate of Pakistan in textile sector to the D-8 delegates from Turkey, Malaysia, Iran, Bangladesh, Indonesia and Egypt the other day.

The government had invited Chairman APTMA to present the textile industry investment scenario to the Business Conference of D-8 delegates and apprise them of the investment potential in textile industry of Pakistan.

He also presented different investment opportunity aspects in Pakistan located strategically in between the two biggest growing markets i.e. India and China.

He also suggested as to how developing the synergies to achieve respective market opportunities to the D-8 member countries currently operating in various regional arrangements including ASEAN and EU. Also, further negotiations and interaction between the D-8 countries would help opening up the trade and investment gate for member countries, he added.