ISLAMABAD: Engineering Development Board (EDB), Ministry of Industries and Production organised participation of 55 engineering companies in Hannover Messe, a leading technology exhibition in Germany from April 21 to April 25, 2008.
Pakistan pavilions at subcontracting and Energy/Power Transmission Technology categories attracted the customers due to the quality of products and the décor of the pavilion.
The Ambassador of Pakistan to Germany, Shahid Kamal, accompanied by the commercial counsellors of Germany and Netherlands visited pavilion.
The exhibitors praised the efforts of EDB for organising participation of Pakistani engineering industry in the world-class events and stressed the continuity of participation in Hannover Messe in upcoming years. Due to the repeated participation since 2005, each exhibitor has received more business queries in comparison to the previous years, which will result in increase of exports of engineering goods and services.
The representatives from various international chambers of commerce, business support organisations, western organizations for import promotion from Asian region and European research organizations visited Pakistan pavilion to witness technologies including castings, forgings, precision machined components, electrical goods, plastic, rubber and sheet metal parts displayed by engineering sector of Pakistan at the event.
The representatives from CBI, Import Promotion Organisation of the Netherlands, SIPPO-Swiss Import Promotion Organisation, Turkish Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Spanish, Italian, French and various German chambers and trade associations met Pakistani delegation to discuss possibilities to boost trade of engineering goods and services with Pakistan. Daily Times, 26/4/2008