He said that Pakistan is 5th largest cotton producing country but in value addition our performance is dismally poor. He said that Bangladesh like countries is earning much more than Pakistan by importing our cotton and re exporting after its value addition. He said that NTU graduates have played a major role in bringing the qualitative improvement in textile sector and we must encourage them by offering more job opportunities to these graduates. He also lauded the efforts of NTU towards industry-academia linkages and assured full support in organisation of informative and academic sittings in FCCI.
Earlier Pro Dr Hayat Muhammad Awan of Air University (Multan Campus) presented a thought provoking research paper on business excellence model in textile manufacturing sector. Vice Chancellor Government College University Faisalabad Pro Dr Muhammad Ali also attended this function while Nadeem Allahwala distributed shields among the guests and participants.