According to its website around 360 exhibitors from India, China, Italy, Germany, France, Brazil, and from other European and Asian countries are said to have confirmed their participation. National associations include the Pakistan Leather Garments Manufacturers & Exporter Association (PLGMEA), the Pakistan Gloves Manufacturers & Exporters Association (PGMEA), the Pakistan Footwear Manufacturers Association and the Pakistan Tanners Association (PTA).

Azam Malik, Regional Chairman, PTA, said this edition aims to portray an improved image of the leather sector in Pakistan and to enhance the confidence of potential investors.

According to the organisers, the trade event has support from Government bodies such as the Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP), the Ministry of Finance, and the Ministry of Industries to promote Pakistani footwear and leather to international markets.

Source: The Nation