Kazakh Delegation Explores Collaboration Opportunities with Pakistani Textile Industry in Lahore Visit
Lahore: A delegation from the renowned Kazakh national clothing brand “Tarbiya,” led by its head, Mrs. T. Aidimbayeva, arrived in Lahore on a personal invitation from Ambassador Y. Kistafin. The visit aimed to explore opportunities for collaboration between the Kazakh and Pakistani textile industries.
The Kazakh delegation embarked on a tour of Lahore’s largest textile factories, namely “US Group” and “Nishat Mills Ltd,” both renowned for producing clothing and home textiles for globally recognized brands such as Levi’s, American Eagle, Polo, Tommy Hilfiger, Mango, Hugo Boss, Kenzo, Ikea, and others. The delegation had the opportunity to familiarize themselves with the production processes, advanced technologies, and extensive product range of these factories.
During the visit, discussions took place between the Kazakh delegation and their Pakistani counterparts, highlighting the vast potential for cooperation between the two nations. Ambassador Kistafin also took the opportunity to present trade and investment opportunities in Kazakhstan, extending an invitation to Pakistani businessmen to leverage the benefits of open direct flights and visit Almaty, the largest city in Kazakhstan.
In light of the fruitful meetings, an agreement was reached to organize online negotiations with the National Development Institutes of the Republic of Kazakhstan, namely “Kazakh Invest” and “QazTrade.” These discussions aimed to foster greater economic ties and explore avenues for collaboration in various sectors.
Following their visit to Lahore, the Kazakh delegation proceeded to Faisalabad, the textile capital of Pakistan. There, they engaged with the leadership and members of the Women’s Chamber of Commerce and Industry, building on the previous visit of the Women’s Chamber of Commerce and Industry from Kazakhstan to Almaty on July 8 of this year.
The meeting in Faisalabad focused on discussing prospects for developing cooperation between businesswomen from Kazakhstan and Pakistan. Both parties acknowledged the importance of fostering strong ties and promoting women’s empowerment through business collaboration and exchange of expertise.
Overall, the visit of the Kazakh delegation to Lahore and Faisalabad has paved the way for enhanced bilateral cooperation between Kazakhstan and Pakistan in the textile industry. The discussions and exchange of ideas between the two sides have demonstrated the shared commitment to strengthen economic ties and explore new avenues for trade and investment.