60 Pakistani firms take part in Gulfood 2021

Dubai - Ahmed Amjad Ali, Consul General of Pakistan in Dubai, said opening of Gulf food 2021 is a good news for world trade in general and food Industry in particular



Ahmed Amjad Ali, Consul General of Pakistan in Dubai, visited different stalls at the Gulfood 2021 and interacted with the exhibitors. — Supplied photo
Ahmed Amjad Ali, Consul General of Pakistan in Dubai, visited different stalls at the Gulfood 2021 and interacted with the exhibitors. — Supplied photo

By Staff Report

Published: Sun 21 Feb 2021, 5:16 PM

Dubai – Around 60 companies from Pakistan are taking part in the Gulfood 2021, which began at the Dubai World Trade Centre on Sunday.

While speaking at the inauguration of Pakistan Pavilion of Gulfood 2021, Ahmed Amjad Ali, Consul General of Pakistan in Dubai, said after almost a year of Covid-19 pandemic, opening of Gulf food 2021 is a good news for world trade in general and food Industry in particular.

“It is indeed a commendable step of UAE Government that will give boost to world economies after a year of slow down,” he said.

The consul-general said that Pakistan is participating in this event with more than 60 companies and wide variety of products in food and beverages sector.

“Keeping in view Covid-19 situation, this participation is encouraging,” he added.

Talking about trade with UAE in food sector, Ali said that Pakistani food companies are already doing good business with UAE as this sector contributes almost 20 per cent of Pakistan’s export to UAE.

“This event will further enhance bilateral trade between two countries and also provide a platform to connect with buyers from other countries,” he added.

Ali visited different stalls at the Gulfood 2021 and interacted with the exhibitors.

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