Riyadh: (www.thenewslark.com) (Report By: Najam Khahuwar)
The 9th edition of the Foodex Exhibition was inaugurated at the International Exhibition Center in the Saudi capital, Riyadh, in which more than 600 companies from other countries including 9 Pakistani companies are participating.
The Pakistan Pavilion at the Foodex Exhibition was inaugurated by Ambassador of Pakistan Amir Khuram Rathor.
In the exhibition stalls of Pakistani rice and other products manufacturing companies are the focus of people’s attention.
The Food X exhibition also holds a regular Best Chief competition and Pakistani chief Hina Shoaib won the third prize.
Ali Hasam Asghar, chairman of the Association of Pakistan, is also a full participant. On this occasion, the Minister of Trade and Investment of the Embassy of Pakistan, Azhar Ali Dahir, said that the participation of Pakistani companies and Pakistani chefs in the Foodex exhibition is commendable and it is hoped that Pakistani companies will get good business opportunities by introducing their products in the exhibition. Saudi Arabia is a big market and soon Pakistani rice and other commodities will be available in the markets of Saudi Arabia.
Saudi and foreign visitors are also showing their interest in the Pakistan Pavilion at the Foodex Exhibition. The Foodex Exhibition will prove to be very helpful in promoting trade relations between Pakistan and Saudi Arabia.