MoU signed; 300 foreign buyers and 150 Indian buying houses and agents to participate in the event.
Jaipur: The sixth annual edition of International Textile and Apparel Fair, VASTRA-2017, will be organized by RIICO and FICCI in Jaipur from September 21.
The memorandum of understanding (MoU) for the four-day event VASTRA-2017 was signed by Managing Director, RIICO Mugdha Sinha and Deputy Secretary General, FICCI Vinay Mathur in the presence of Chairman, RIICO, Rajeeva Swarup in Jaipur on Thursday.
Speaking on the occasion, Mugdha Sinha informed that exhibitors of textile products, from fiber to fashion participate at VASTRA and this exhibition has emerged as an important platform for Business to Business community in this sector.
She also informed that approximately 300 foreign buyers and 150 Indian buying houses and agents will participate in the fair.
She also said that to further popularize this event internationally, a meeting with representatives of foreign embassies in India will be organized.
Sinha also shared that the Ministry of Commerce and Industry holds VASTRA in high esteem and considers the event as an important exhibition for textile sector in the country.
Besides the exhibition, roundtables, conferences and seminars on textiles and apparels will also be organized in VASTRA-2017 where representatives from the central government, state government and renowned personalities from textile and apparel Domain will deliberate on issues concerning the textile and apparel Industry.
Sinha informed that these deliberations will help take textile and apparel Industry to new horizons.
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