A 10 member delegation of Pakistan Readymade Garments Manufactures and Exporters Association(PRGMEA) will attend 34th IAF World Fashion Convention in Netherlands The convention, co-organised with Dutch industry association Modint will be held from October 9-10 in Maastricht. The IAF Convention caters to apparel industry leaders from across the supply chain from all countries.
The convention will help Pakistani delegation to develop direct interaction with international business tycoons and delegates. The International Apparel Federation (IAF) is the only global federation of its kind representing apparel associations from 60 countries representing over 150,000 companies. Modint, the Dutch Association for the fashion and textile industries has about 600 members who have a cumulative annual turnover about 9 billion euros.
The value-added garments sector of the textile industry registered a growth of 11.22 per cent in 2017-18 despite the internal and external challenges. The sector is major tax payer,largest employment generator in whole textile chain and exports upto US 5.5 billion products.