Uzbekistan To Host 76th ICAC Plenary Meeting Next Year

Uzbekistan to host 76th ICAC Plenary Meeting next year

ISLAMABAD, Nov 4 (Pakistan Point News - APP - 04th Nov, 2016 ) : The next 76th Plenary Meeting of International Cotton Advisory Committee (ICAC) would be hosted by Uzbekistan in October 2017. The announcement to this effect was made during the concluding session of the 75th Plenary Meeting on "Emerging Dynamics in Cotton: Enhancing Sustainability in the Cotton Value Chain" here Friday. "The committee accepted an offer from Uzbekistan to host the 76th Plenary on dates to be determined during October 2017," said a statement issued on the conclusion of the 75th meeting.

The committee decided to hold the 2017 technical seminar on the topic of "Opportunities and Challenges for Technology Transfer in Cotton." Meanwhile, the ICAC thanked the people, organizing committee and the government of Pakistan for their warm hospitality in serving as host of the 75th Plenary Meeting here. It said that the delegates commented very favourably on the quality of the venue and the social events, as well as the efficiency of the host country in preparing for the plenary meeting. It is pertinent to mention here that the previous 74th meeting of the ICAC was held in Mumbai India on the topic of "From Farm to Fabric: The Many Faces of Cotton."