Govt to increase textile exports from $13b to $26b

ISLAMABAD: The government has prepared a plan to increase textile exports from the existing thirteen billion dollars to twenty-six billion dollars in the next five years.


Under the plan, special incentives would be given to small and medium enterprises.

New schemes and initiatives will also be launched to increase usage of information communication technology.

The plan envisages making the textiles sector compliant with labour and environment rules and conventions domestically and internationally.

Textiles units will be encouraged to use modern management practices for improving efficiency and reducing wastages.

The government will also provide vocational training to twelve thousand workers for their capacity building.