Mr M. Zubair Motiwala, Chief Executive, Trade Development Authority of Pakistan inaugurated the Pakistan Pavilion at the 28th edition of Gulfood here in Dubai today. Hassan Afzal Khan, Consul General of Pakistan to Dubai & Northern Emirates and Adeem Khan, Commercial Counsellor accompanied the Chief Executive, TDAP. More than 125 countries with over 5000 companies are participating in Gulfood 2023, Dubai.

This year Pakistan is participating with around 80 companies. Amongst them 45 companies are participating under the umbrella of TDAP. Diversified range of products from Pakistan in food sector is being exhibited at the event that mainly include rice, confectionery, beverages, poultry and Spices.
UAE is amongst Pakistan’s top exports partners and largest trading partner in the MENA region. Gulfood provides a platform where Pakistani exhibitors can source new buyers for a wide range of Pakistani food and agro sector products including fresh and frozen foods, rice, fruits and vegetables, sauces, nuts, sweets, confectionery and tea. Through regular participation and constant efforts Pakistan has not only boosted sale of its traditional products but has successfully expanded market for processed meat, herbal products and fruits & vegetables in the region.

 While the Pakistani products assure quality and freshness, buyers can also leverage Pakistan’s cost-competitiveness, lower transport costs and short delivery time. 

After inaugurating Pakistan Pavilion, Mr. Zubair Motiwala, visited different stalls at the Gulf Expo 2023 and interacted with the Exhibitors. Exhibitors appreciated the arrangements at the Venue, response of the visitors and expressed hopes that their B2B meetings with buyers will help enhance Pakistan’s food exports to this region.