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Launch Ceremony of EDB & PBC Joint Study on Enhancing the Competitiveness of Cutlery Sector of Pakistan

A ceremony was organized by Engineering Development Board & Pakistan Business Council for launch of Joint Study on Enhancing the Competitiveness of Cutlery Sector of Pakistan on 3rd May, 2023 at Serena Hotel, Islamabad.

Mr. Almas Hyder, Chairman-EDB was the Chief Guest on this occasion. CEO-EDB Mr. Raza Abbas, CEO-PBC Mr. Ehsan Malik  along with office bearers of Pakistan Cutlery & Stainless Steel Utensils Manufacturers were present .

Chairman-EDB appreciated both the organization for initiating and setting up such good work relationship for the benefit of local industries and called it to be a unique combination of working between the public and private sector organizations and a good example joining hands by creating synergies for developing various sector of the economy. While acknowledging EDB’s efforts for development of various engineering sectors, he commended the organization’s management for developing the engineering industry on modern lines for enabling it to become technologically sound and globally integrated.

CEO-EDB in his welcome remarks appreciated efforts put in by teams of both the organization and congratulated them on bringing out these detailed document which would provide a roadmap for development for cutlery sector in future.He also admired with the appreciation note to General Managers Mrs Raazia Shakir & Mr. K. B Ali and their team members who have very well coordinated with PBC’s teams for completion of this study.

Speaking on the occasion, CEO -PBC called on the Cutlery industries to take up the challenge to break into upper priced global markets and work towards becoming billion-dollar export sector. He also appreciated the Association for providing such a great support to conduct this study as per determined viewpoints without which collection of this important data could not be an easy job to be done.

Present on the event were Chairman PCSUMEA and members of the associations

They ensured of their fullest cooperation with EDB for implementation of the recommendations in the study.


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