LAHORE – Federal Minister for Interior and Minister for Planning, Development & Reforms Ahsan Iqbal will inaugurate 3rd CAC (China Agro Chemical) Pakistan Summit & Pak-China Agro Chem at Lahore Expo Centre on 4th December (tomorrow) at Lahore Expo Center.
LCCI president Malik Tahir Javaid, senior vice president Khawaja Khawar Rasheed, vice president Zeshan Khalil, Executive Committee members, former office-bearers and businessmen from China and other parts of the world will attend this mega event. He said that there are about 55 stalls booked by major companies of Pakistan and China related to agriculture and its sub sectors.
The LCCI President said that this would add another chapter of success in the history of international exhibitions in Pakistan that around 38 Chinese companies are also participating in this exhibition to exhibit state of the art technologies and solutions to improve the productivity of agro based commodities and also keep the crops free of hazards. He said that leading groups and companies of Pakistan associated with different sub-sectors of agriculture have confirmed their participation in CAC Pakistan .
He said that Pakistan is an agrarian economy but we lag far behind in terms of obtaining the desired level of knowledge and ways to combat with potential threats to our food and cash crops existing in the form of pests, unnecessary herbs and scarcity of water.
He said that the CAC Pakistan will provide a joint forum to government officials and industry professionals to highlight the benefits of using pesticides, fertilizers, processed seeds, latest yet affordable agri-equipment and machinery.
He said that there lies an immense potential of agro-chemicals in Pakistanwhich must be utilized on priority basis. Agro-chemicals have contributed significantly in raising agricultural yield and there is still a lot of room to bring improvement in this sector. He said that we are very glad to coordinate with CAC which sets up world’s largest agro-chemical trading platform in China every year with most updated policies, products, technologies and market dynamics.
He said that CAC has broadened its network by exhibiting in Europe, Brazil and other important destination of world. It is going to be the first time that CAC is holding such kind of exhibition and summit in South Asia. We are happy that Pakistan is taking this lead to hold this important exhibition in collaboration with CAC .
He said that we would like to welcome them to Pakistan and make all possible efforts to make it a successful show. I wish that CAC Pakistan may take place every year in Pakistan and our agriculture sector could grow by leaps and bounds.
He said that we expect great results from this exhibition and hope that this event will prove to be a perfect beginning in the right direction to bring greater fortunes to Pakistan .