Punjab to showcase trade, culture, tourism at Dubai Expo: CM

LAHORE: The Punjab government has decided to showcase the culture, trade and tourism of the province at the upcoming Dubai Expo to be held in November this year.

Presiding over a meeting at his office held on Sunday to finalise the plans for joining the Dubai Expo, Chief Minister Usman Buzdar said the Punjab government would fully participate in the show, giving due representation to south, central and Pothohar regions.

The meeting also decided in principle to give representation to the Women Chamber of Commerce and Industry and private sector in the expo as well.

Mr Buzdar said culture, trade, tourism, and other salient features of Punjab’s glorious traditions would be highlighted at the Dubai Expo. “The purpose of participating in the Dubai Expo is to promote a softer image of Pakistan,” he said and added that foreign investors would also be offered the opportunities in business and tourism sectors in Punjab.

He stressed the need for creating awareness about the business-friendly environment of Punjab.

The industries minister, principal secretary to the CM, secretaries of planning & development, finance, industries and other officials concerned attended the meeting.

Source: Dawn