LAHORE, Nov 5 (Pakistan Point News - APP - 05th Nov, 2016 ) : A high level delegation of Pakistan Furniture Council (PFC) on Saturday left for Hong Kong on a 3-day visit to explore new markets and fully exploit business opportunity abroad in furniture sector besides strengthening and promotion of existing bilateral trade relations. "Our efforts will be to change the narrative about Pakistan. We want to convey the bright and soft image of Pakistan to investors based in Hong Kong in regard of emerging new opportunities of investment in Pakistan after functioning of CPEC.
The PFC is interested in displaying made-in-Pakistan furniture items in Hang Kong to give the message to international buyers that Pakistan is a manufacturing hub of world class furniture," these views were expressed by PFC Chief Executive Mian Kashif Ashfaq while talking to the media, before leaving. Highlighting PFC business outlook, he said that Pakistani furniture should be introduced in Hong Kong market more effectively. He said that Hong Kong and Pakistan should join hands to give a new strength to their trade and economic ties.
Both have dynamic consumer markets and an unlimited scope for their businessmen, he added. Mian Kashif said the business community wanted to develop close linkages with the business support organisations to ensure continuity in Pakistan's efforts to increase the volume of trade between the two countries. "Trade fairs and single country exhibitions can also be arranged on a reciprocal basis to achieve this goal," adding he said all major exporters and importers in Hong Kong will also be invited to participate in 3-day 6th International Interior Pakistan exhibition being organized by PFC at Expo Centre Lahore in Pakistan from Nov 25 this month.
He said that there was a great demand of Pakistani furniture products abroad as its designs are unique besides popularity of properly processed high quality wood for its durability. He said they would explore the new markets in Bangkok for the exports of made in Pakistan furniture and exchange and share professional views with counterparts.