Pakistan’s Textile Industry is a major contributor to the national economy in terms of exports and employment. Pakistan holds the distinction of being the world’s 4th largest producer of cotton as well as the 3rd largest consumer in the world. Transformation and up-gradation of the textile segment is expected to improve the quality of value-added products for Pakistan’s exports, making the country better equipped for competing with the world market. Modern machinery and new technologies have developed the textile industry of the world.

IGATEX Pakistan 2018, The 11th International Garments, Textile Machinery & Accessories Exhibition and Conference from 26th to 29th April, 2018 at Lahore Expo Center, would display a wide and attractive range of new machinery and products to cater the business needs of investors by giving opportunity on a wider platform where new techniques and technology will contest the need and growth in the textile market.

The show would offer a plenty prospects to the textile industry of Pakistan to directly interact with international companies of textile machinery and technology, by bringing together a number of machinery experts from different parts of world so, that they can introduce their innovative machinery to the proposed clients in Pakistan, who can then use it to maximize their production.

On presenting constant edition of textile show, I congratulate organizers of IGATEX Pakistan 2017, The 11th International Garments, Textile Machinery & Accessories Exhibition offer their devotion and sincere efforts to introduce new textile machinery and technologies in Pakistan. I also welcome the visitors and participants and hope that the business community within available resources will continue its efforts for export lead growth of the economy and prosperity of the country.