11th International Uzbek Cotton and Textile Fair began its work in Tashkent. For two days, leaders of the world cotton industry, representatives of textile companies and sales agents will be able to get acquainted with the strategy of development of the cotton complex of our country, to participate in the fair trades, and sign contracts.

The Forum includes exhibitions, presentations of the latest innovative proposals in the field of technology and design, "round tables", thematic seminars, conferences, and fashion shows.

The opening ceremony of the fair and international conference was held at the Uzexpocentre National Exhibition Complex.

Prime Minister Shavkat Mirziyoyev addressed to the guests and participants of the fair his welcoming speech on behalf of the Government of the Republic of Uzbekistan. In his speach, the Prime Minister noted that the practical results of the similar measures of previous years, which were initiated by President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov, suggest that the International Uzbek Cotton and Textile Fair has become a tradition and has won international recognition and prestige. This is evidenced by the increasing number of its members. Today, our country occupies a leading position in terms of production and exports of cotton fiber, being one of the leading participants of the world cotton industry.

The plenary session of the international conference began after the official part of the event. During the session the experts will consider trends in the global textile industry, priorities, perspectives and the competitive advantages of Uzbek cotton industry and other important topics.

Moreover, given the relevance of further development of the national textile industry, the participants of the current cotton fair can get acquainted with the investment potential of the regions and projects in the textile industry.

(Source: UzReport.uz)