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Ambassador Tirmizi inaugurates Pakistan Pavilion at Gulfood 2024


Abu Dhabi, 19 January 2024 (TDI): Pakistan’s Ambassador to the UAE, Faisal Niaz Tirmizi, inaugurated the Pakistan Pavilion at Zaa’beel Hall 6, World Trade Centre Dubai, at the five-day Gulfood Exhibition starting from February 19th to 23rd.

The Gulfood Exhibition holds the title of the largest exhibition in the region, with participation from more than 100 countries attracting food products from across the globe.

Pakistani exhibitors are also showcasing various products in the fields of rice, dairy products, spices, herbals, and beverages, among others.

As reported, 100 Pakistani enterprises related to the food industry are taking part in the Gulf Food this year.

After inaugurating the Pavilion, Ambassador Tirmizi conveyed extreme enthusiasm, noting a remarkable 40% increase in the export of Pakistani food-related products to the region within a single year, notably rice and meat, which witnessed a sharp increase.

He said that it was very inspiring to have seen Pakistani dairy products making an impressive ingress into the UAE and other Gulf countries.

“Pakistan is one of the largest milk producers in the world, and luckily we have numerous dairy product exporters in Gulf Food this year,” added Tirmizi.

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Ambassador Tirmizi stressed that, considering the substantial natural potential of Pakistan, increasing exports is the way forward for achieving economic prosperity for the country.

“Our farmers, agro-based industrialists, and businessmen are the backbone of our national economy and must focus on enhancing exports by targeting untapped markets,” he added.

Tirmizi, along with Hussain Muhammad, Counsel General at the Pakistan Consulate in Dubai, Adeem Khan, Commercial Counsellor, and other senior officials of the Pakistani Mission, visited numerous stalls set up by Trade Development Authority Pakistan.

Pakistan’s Ambassador congratulated the organizers on the successful event. He encouraged Pakistani exporters to further elevate their participation in the upcoming exhibition and other export promotion activities. Additionally, he guaranteed the participants the fullest support and assistance from the embassy in achieving the shared goal of increasing exports to the region.

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