Pakistan to be partner country for IITF 08

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New Delhi, Nov 11 (UNI) Pakistan will be the partner country for the 28th edition of India International Trade Fair (IITF), which will begin here from November 14.

''This year, over 7,000 companies from India along with as many as 38 countries will participate in the event. The companies would display their products and services,'' India Trade Promotion Organisation (ITPO) Chairman and Managing Director Sheela Bhide told reporters here today.

While 100 companies from Pakistan will display various products like textiles, handicraft, food products and small machinery items, six nations from Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), including Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, Myanmar, Philippines and Singapore will also showcase their products in the fair.

''The ASEAN has been selected as the focus region,'' Ms Bhide apprised, adding that the twin themes of the IITF are infrastructure and women empowerment.

This year, over three million visitors are expected in the fair.

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