Thought leaders routinely gather in the multi-purpose area of the Pakistan Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai to discuss issues of local and global importance. Leading figures in the textile industry gathered in a phygital – a hybrid of physical and digital – format on Sunday to discuss the country’s largest manufacturing industry’s environmental possibilities and milestones.
The discussions took place as part of cooperation between both the Pakistan Pavilion and the Pakistan Textile Council, a research-based organization.
Business Recorder spoke with Rizwan Tariq, Director Pakistan Pavilion and Director General of the Trade and Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP). He said, “We’ve brought in panelists and speakers to discuss different topics, including sustainability in the textile sector and empowerment of women in the industry,”
Furthermore he added, “We’ll continue to collaborate with the Council in the upcoming months to discuss different topics and engage with our key stakeholders, such as the European Union, among other partners and buyers. The idea is to push our narrative and expand the market.”