CAPE TOWN: Four Pakistani Companies, with the support of Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP), representing an assortment of trade sectors, are participating in the three-day 17th annual Apparel, Textile and Footwear (ATF) Trade Exhibition, in Cape Town, South Africa.

According to press release issued here on Tuesday, strictly “Trade Only” exhibition, ATF is designed specifically for exhibitors to meet with related trade and industry professionals and establish business contacts, while the products on display includes Men’s, Ladies and Children wear, leather garments, footwear, fashion accessories, and other items.

Pakistani companies comprising Crown Leather Corporation Karachi, R.T. International Sialkot, Faisal Fabrics Limited Faisalabad and Best Exports Pvt Ltd Faisalabad are expected to establish contacts during the exhibition and materialize their presence at ATF into concrete future businesses, thereby, providing the required boost to Pakistani exports in the region.

The High Commissioner of Pakistan to South Africa Najm us Saqib specially visited Cape Town from Pretoria to meet the Pakistani exhibitors participating in the ATF.

The High Commissioner encouraged his fellow Pakistani participating companies’ representatives to establish useful contacts and also take follow up actions. He also assured them of the fullest cooperation of Pakistan High Commission in their present and future endeavours.