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PM to inaugurate 'Textiles India 2017' on June 30

Press Trust of India  |  Gandhinagar 

Prime Minister Modi will inaugurate Textiles -- a mega event showcasing the country as a global sourcing hub -- here on June 30.

The three-day conference will be attended by several Union Ministers including Minister and Textiles Minister Smriti Irani and provide a platform to connect and collaborate with global manufacturers, investors and buyers in the textiles sector.

The conference will be based on themes like: as a global sourcing hub and an investment destination; exploring growth potential of technical textiles; and carving a niche market globally for handcrafted goods, official sources told PTI.

It will also explore productivity and product diversification challenges for natural fibres; skilling requirements in high value chain in the textiles sector and the potential for growth of man-made fibre in

Around 2,500 international buyers and over 1,000 international and domestic exhibitors are expected to take part in the event.

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First Published: Tue, April 18 2017. 21:07 IST