Textile Productivity Center (TPC), Pakistan Readymade Garments Manufacturers & Exporters Association (PRGMEA), and Pakistan Hosiery Manufacturers Association (PHMA) organized a seminar on the ‘Current financial and energy crisis - Prospects for textile and garments industry at the UMT campus. The seminar was well attended by textile students, and faculty and staff members.
The seminar began with recitation of a few verses from the Holy Quran. The welcome note was given by Dr Hasan Sohaib Murad, Rector, UMT. Those who spoke on the occasion included Shahzad Azam Khan, Former Chairman, Pakistan Hosiery Manufacturers Association (PHMA), Sajid Saleem Minhas, Member Managing Committee, Pakistan Readymade Garments Manufacturers and Exporters Association (PREGMEA) and Muhammad Farooq Saeed Khan Federal Minister for Textile who was also the chief guest. The speakers highlighted the problems faced by the textile and garment industry under the present financial and energy crisis and suggested solutions as well.
The concluding note was given by Dr Hasan Sohaib Murad, Rector, UMT. A question and answer session was also held. The vote of thanks was given by Dr Muhammad Farooq Aslam, Dean, SST. Souvenirs were also presented to the distinguished corporate guests.