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TDAP to organize grand trade exhibition in Tajikistan

ISLAMABAD (DNA) – The Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP) is holding an exhibition named ‘Pakistan Trade Caravan” in Tajikistan and other Central Asian states. In this connection special arrangements have been made to organize this exhibition the Tajik capital Dushanbe. The exhibition will take place on 28-29 May.The TDAP has taken this decision following the visit of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to Tajikistan. During his visit the prime minister had met with Tajik President Emomali Rahmon. Both leaders resolved to further promote bilateral relations.

Following products shall be displayed during the show. Textile, clothing (Top & Bottom), Pharmaceutical, Sports Goods (Martial Arts), Surgical Instruments Leather and Leather Products, Agro Products including Food and vegetable, Carpets, Handicrafts including Furniture.

The purpose of the exhibition is as follows: increasing export base, raising awareness on Pakistan & its products, Providing opportunities for joint ventures, investment and brand franchising, Exhibition/composite display.

Besides, other events such as Mango, food tasting at Dushanbe, Cultural component…film, photography, cultural evening will be held on the sidelines of product display.

Pakistan and Tajikistan enjoy excellent relations. Cooperation between the two countries started from 1991. Geographically Tajikistan is the nearest Central Asian State to Pakistan.

To promote Pak, Tajik bilateral relations, both governments have exchanged high level of diplomatic and trade delegations. Pakistan and Tajikistan have signed about twenty agreements, protocols and MoUs to extend cooperation in energy, communications, insurance, investments and industry, air transport, banking and financial agricultural and food industry, transport and constructions of roads, science and technology, education, health, tourism, culture on the basis of mutual equality and increase the current level of trade.


In the context of Pakistan-Tajikistan trade and economic relations, more than 60 agricultural and infrastructure projects having cost of $700 million are under construction. An inter governmental joint economic commission is also functioning to strengthen political, economic, cultural and technical cooperation.

The volume of bilateral trade has also increased in last decade. The CASA 1000 project is in final stages and both sides are expected sign a deal next month. Likewise, start of direct flights from Lahore to Dushanbe from May 2016 will be yet another landmark step with regard to strengthening of bilateral relations.=DNA

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