Plan being devised to increase cotton production: Afridi
Federal Minister for Textile Industry says government giving top priority to value addition in textile sector.
Federal Minister for Textile Industry Abbas Khan Afridi says a plan is being evolved to increase cotton production across the country.
In an interview, he said the government is giving top priority to the value addition in the textile sector.
Replying to a question, he said that due to prudent polices of the present government, country's exports volume of value-added textile sector had increased from 13 to 15 percent.
The Minister said the government is committed to promoting small industry and domestic commerce like other regional countries to enhance the trade volume and create new job opportunities for the people on sustainable basis.