MINUTES OF THE MEETING HELD ON 13.01.2016 AT, MINTEX ON PERFORMANCE REVIEW

<p>&nbsp;<b style="text-align: center;"><u><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;line-height: 115%;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">MINUTES OF THE MEETING HELD ON 13.01.2016 AT, MINTEX</span></u></b></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:-4.5pt;text-align:justify"><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;line-height:115%;font-family: &quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">To improve the working of the Ministry, improved coordination among various wings/departments/attached organizations/autonomous organization under the administrative control of the Ministry and importantly to review and analyze the performance; the Secretary, Ministry of Textile Industry directed to hold a <b><u>Performance Evaluation Conference </u></b>(half yearly) for FY July-Dec 2015-16 of Ministry, attached departments, autonomous departments under the administrative control of the Ministry of Textile Industry. All the departments heads were directed to make a comprehensive presentation of twenty minutes duration covering the brief history/organogram of the department, staff position, targets/achievement for the period July-December 2015-16, budgetary/financial, issues/solutions and way forward. <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify"><span style="font-size:12.0pt; mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;line-height:115%;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">In this regard, meeting was called on January 13<sup>th</sup>, 2016 in the committee room of Ministry of Textile Industry. The list of participants is attached. <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify"><span style="font-size:12.0pt; mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;line-height:115%;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">The meeting started with the recitation of Holy Quran-The Secretary in his opening remarks highlighted the importance of textile sector and said that textiles is the backbone of the economy and realizing its importance in GDP, exports and importantly in job creation the Government has created a separate dedicated Ministry to address the issues of entire textile sector. The work of each department contributes in the national economy and such stocktaking of the situation would facilitate in future decision making. <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify"><b><u><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;line-height: 115%;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">ADMINISTRATION WING<o:p></o:p></span></u></b></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify"><span style="font-size:12.0pt; mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;line-height:115%;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">The Joint Secretary Administration made presentation on the assignments carried out by the administration wing, he said that the administration is custodian to ensure application of laws and rules in entire hierarchy of the Ministry, including the attached department and the other aspect is to facilitate the officers and officials so that they can concentrate on their job descriptions. He informed that in last six months the administration wing completed following tasks such as:<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpFirst" style="text-align:justify;text-indent:-.25in; mso-list:l4 level1 lfo2"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt; mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;line-height:115%;font-family:Symbol;mso-fareast-font-family: Symbol;mso-bidi-font-family:Symbol">&middot;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; line-height: normal; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;line-height:115%;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Completion of &ldquo;performance Contract and KPIs&rdquo; for this Ministry<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="text-align:justify;text-indent:-.25in; mso-list:l4 level1 lfo2"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt; mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;line-height:115%;font-family:Symbol;mso-fareast-font-family: Symbol;mso-bidi-font-family:Symbol">&middot;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; line-height: normal; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;line-height:115%;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Completion of KPIs for the posts of BPS 17/18<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="text-align:justify;text-indent:-.25in; mso-list:l4 level1 lfo2"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt; mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;line-height:115%;font-family:Symbol;mso-fareast-font-family: Symbol;mso-bidi-font-family:Symbol">&middot;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; line-height: normal; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;line-height:115%;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Officers participated in Textile Industry Management Seminar in China<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="text-align:justify;text-indent:-.25in; mso-list:l18 level1 lfo1"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt; mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;line-height:115%;font-family:Symbol;mso-fareast-font-family: Symbol;mso-bidi-font-family:Symbol">&middot;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; line-height: normal; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;line-height:115%;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Merit based recruitment to fill 24 vacant posts of BPS 07 to 14<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="text-align:justify;text-indent:-.25in; mso-list:l18 level1 lfo1"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt; mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;line-height:115%;font-family:Symbol;mso-fareast-font-family: Symbol;mso-bidi-font-family:Symbol">&middot;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; line-height: normal; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;line-height:115%;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Specialized two weeks training for newly recruited staff<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="text-align:justify;text-indent:-.25in; mso-list:l18 level1 lfo1"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt; mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;line-height:115%;font-family:Symbol;mso-fareast-font-family: Symbol;mso-bidi-font-family:Symbol">&middot;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; line-height: normal; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;line-height:115%;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Timely disposal of official business in three days<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="text-align:justify;text-indent:-.25in; mso-list:l18 level1 lfo1"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt; mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;line-height:115%;font-family:Symbol;mso-fareast-font-family: Symbol;mso-bidi-font-family:Symbol">&middot;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; line-height: normal; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;line-height:115%;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Training of officials to improve skills and efficiency in Urdu composing <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="text-align:justify;text-indent:-.25in; mso-list:l18 level1 lfo1"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt; mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;line-height:115%;font-family:Symbol;mso-fareast-font-family: Symbol;mso-bidi-font-family:Symbol">&middot;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; line-height: normal; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;line-height:115%;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">About 100 Assembly question and 09 meetings of Parliament Standing Committees<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="text-align:justify;text-indent:-.25in; mso-list:l18 level1 lfo1"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt; mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;line-height:115%;font-family:Symbol;mso-fareast-font-family: Symbol;mso-bidi-font-family:Symbol">&middot;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; line-height: normal; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;line-height:115%;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Successful execution of DACs and PACs meetings<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="text-align:justify;text-indent:-.25in; mso-list:l18 level1 lfo1"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt; mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;line-height:115%;font-family:Symbol;mso-fareast-font-family: Symbol;mso-bidi-font-family:Symbol">&middot;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; line-height: normal; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;line-height:115%;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Successful execution of budget utilization inaccordance with the laws and procedures<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpLast" style="text-align:justify;text-indent:-.25in; mso-list:l18 level1 lfo1"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt; mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;line-height:115%;font-family:Symbol;mso-fareast-font-family: Symbol;mso-bidi-font-family:Symbol">&middot;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; line-height: normal; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;line-height:115%;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Publication of Year Book for the period 2014-15<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify"><span style="font-size:12.0pt; mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;line-height:115%;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">The Secretary, Ministry of Textile Industry directed that Joint Secretary may also guide the participants on recruitment rules and regulations and in this regard a comprehensive briefing was given in which it was highlighted that entire hiring in any of the department of whatever status has to take the NoC from the Ministry (the Ministry would take approval from the Establishment) for filing up of posts equivalent or above BPS-16, after that these positions can only be filled by FPSC. For posts below BPS-16, the NTS should be followed. The Secretary, Ministry of Textile said that such guidelines are issued by the competent forums and they have been circulated thrice to entire organizations and emphasized that the instructions should and must be followed in letter and spirit. <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify"><b><u><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;line-height: 115%;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT AND ADVISORY (RDA) CELL<o:p></o:p></span></u></b></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify"><span style="font-size:12.0pt; mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;line-height:115%;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">The Director Research, Development and Advisory (RDA) Cell made presentation on the achievement in respect of RDA Cell. Highlighting the importance of RDA Cell he informed the participants that on the instructions of Prime Minister of Pakistan the Cell was established with objective of creating in house capability for original research on issues directly influencing textile and clothing trade and provide policy advice to the Ministry, monitor and dissemination and application of policy parameters across the entire institutional structure of the Ministry, its constituent units as well as nodal points in the textile industry and provide proactive leadership. The main job responsibilities of the Cell is to formulate and implement the Textiles Policy, encompassing promotion of Pakistani's textile industry at the global level, exploring opportunities for access to new markets through joint ventures, FTAs / PTAs and other institutional arrangements, study of market dynamics in major markets and evaluating prospects for increase in market share of Pakistani Textile products specifically within the WTO framework as well as other institutional arrangements at the bilateral, regional and international levels, benchmarking with close competitors, evaluating product costs, financial analysis of different sub-sectors etc.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify"><span style="font-size:12.0pt; mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;line-height:115%;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">He further highlighted some major milestones achieved such as: <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.5in; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Textile Policy 2009-14<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.5in; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Textile Policy 2014-19<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.5in; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Research Reports (published) <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 1in; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&ndash;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Pakistan-China FTA, Analysis on Textiles and Clothing<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 1in; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&ndash;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Pakistan&rsquo;s Textiles and Clothing Trade 2002-07<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 1in; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&ndash;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Investment in Imported Textiles Machinery 2002-07<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 1in; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&ndash;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Analysis of R&amp;D Support<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.5in; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Online Registration Database <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.5in; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Information Processing and Verification Panels for Schemes (Industry Associations, TCO, PCCC, SBP)<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.5in; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Cotton Cess Collection Database <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.5in; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Trade Analysis Reports (20+)<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.5in; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Notifications and management for Textile Policy Schemes <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.5in; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Textile Business Portal<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.5in; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Replacement of 49 HS codes with 83 HS Codes in Pakistan&rsquo;s Custom Tariff<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">&nbsp;</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify"><span style="font-size:12.0pt; mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;line-height:115%;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">He further highlighted that following tasks are currently in process such as: <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.5in; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Managing Textile Policy Support Schemes<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.5in; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Online Registration System<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.5in; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">FTA/PTAs/NAMA/WTO<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.5in; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Textile Portal<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.5in; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Tariff Issues (FBR)<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.5in; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Trade Policy Issues <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.5in; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Cotton Cess Collection<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.5in; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Coordination with ILO/JICA/USAID/GIZ<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.5in; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Liaison with Associations<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.5in; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Trade Monitoring<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.5in; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Management of <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 1in; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&ndash;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">RDA Website <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 1in; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&ndash;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Facebook 4,379 Members<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 1in; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&ndash;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Ministry Website <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">&nbsp;</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">The Director mentioned that in last six months followings tasks have been performed: <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">&nbsp;</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.5in; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Meeting of Federal Textile Board under the chairmanship of Minister for Commerce to discussed Textile Policy Implementation<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.5in; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Industry Stakeholders' meeting in Karachi and Lahore for development of projects under Textile Policy<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.5in; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Incremental DLTL Notification issued and online excel based system developed for 2015-16<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.5in; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Matter of Deemed Duty Drawback through SRO 209 resolved through the Committee under the Chairmanship of Secretary Finance<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.5in; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">1<sup>st</sup> Meeting of Energy Committee held under the Chairmanship of Secretary, MINTEX, to resolve energy issues<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.5in; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Committee formed by ECC of the Cabinet has decided to include Ministry of Textile Industry as member of the EDF Board Report has been submitted to the ECC of the Cabinet.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.5in; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">After finalizing the audit criteria and expiry of the deadline for TUF 2009-14, copies of the forms as well backend soft data for 979 applications of 109 applicants have been shared with TCO and NTU with sorting criteria for initiation of TUF audit process. Issue of inspection charges have been resolved as well.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.5in; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Draft Textile Act has been shared within the Ministry and few improvements have been made. <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.5in; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Coordinating with TDAP for Texpo 2016 to be held in April, 2016. The project proposal was prepared in 2014 and it was also mentioned in Textile Policy 2014-19. <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpFirst" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Pak-Iran PTA deepening and extension <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Pak-Iran Comprehensive five year plan<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Pak-Australia trade relations and technical assistance<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Pak-Belarus trade relations in textiles value chain<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Pak-Russia trade and Investment opportunities in textiles<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Pak-Japan trade relations<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Pak-Thailand FTA negotiations<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Pakistan &ndash; UAE trade relations<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">WTO Trade Policy Review<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpLast" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">WTO Proposals on Trade Liberalization/Cotton/Facilitation<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.5in; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Inputs on following issues were provided with detailed analysis<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 1in; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Rise in imports of cotton yarn and its impact on our complete value chain<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 1in; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Impact of rising electricity costs and GIDC on various sub-sectors<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 1in; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Analysis of Proposed support measure of textiles value chain<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 1in; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Inclusion of new codes in Incremental DLTL Scheme<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 1in; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Imports of Polyester Fabric from India and analysis of negative list<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.5in; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Registration of 448 units was renewed and for that purpose 3,250 emails were replied <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.5in; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Automated system for Pakistan Central Cotton Committee has been developed and following information is available all the time:<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 1in; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Month wise ledger for collection of each mill<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 1in; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Month wise ledger bank branch wise<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 1in; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Cotton Spinning Activity for each month w.r.t. maximum reported at mill level<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 1in; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Last Payment Date for each mill<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 1in; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Last reporting date for each mill<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.5in; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Collection Performance (Jul-Dec)&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.5in; text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <o:p></o:p></span></p> <table class="MsoTableGrid" border="1" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0" style="margin-left:.5in;border-collapse:collapse;border:none;mso-border-alt: solid black .5pt;mso-border-themecolor:text1;mso-yfti-tbllook:1184;mso-padding-alt: 0in 5.4pt 0in 5.4pt"> <tbody> <tr> <td width="149" valign="top" style="width:1.55in;border:solid black 1.0pt; mso-border-themecolor:text1;mso-border-alt:solid black .5pt;mso-border-themecolor: text1;padding:0in 5.4pt 0in 5.4pt"> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">&nbsp;</span></p> </td> <td width="147" valign="top" style="width:110.4pt;border:solid black 1.0pt; mso-border-themecolor:text1;border-left:none;mso-border-left-alt:solid black .5pt; mso-border-left-themecolor:text1;mso-border-alt:solid black .5pt;mso-border-themecolor: text1;padding:0in 5.4pt 0in 5.4pt"> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">2013-14<o:p></o:p></span></p> </td> <td width="147" valign="top" style="width:110.4pt;border:solid black 1.0pt; mso-border-themecolor:text1;border-left:none;mso-border-left-alt:solid black .5pt; mso-border-left-themecolor:text1;mso-border-alt:solid black .5pt;mso-border-themecolor: text1;padding:0in 5.4pt 0in 5.4pt"> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">2014-15<o:p></o:p></span></p> </td> <td width="147" valign="top" style="width:110.4pt;border:solid black 1.0pt; mso-border-themecolor:text1;border-left:none;mso-border-left-alt:solid black .5pt; mso-border-left-themecolor:text1;mso-border-alt:solid black .5pt;mso-border-themecolor: text1;padding:0in 5.4pt 0in 5.4pt"> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">2015-16<o:p></o:p></span></p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="149" valign="top" style="width:1.55in;border:solid black 1.0pt; mso-border-themecolor:text1;border-top:none;mso-border-top-alt:solid black .5pt; mso-border-top-themecolor:text1;mso-border-alt:solid black .5pt;mso-border-themecolor: text1;padding:0in 5.4pt 0in 5.4pt"> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Value (mill) Increase %<o:p></o:p></span></p> </td> <td width="147" valign="top" style="width:110.4pt;border-top:none;border-left: none;border-bottom:solid black 1.0pt;mso-border-bottom-themecolor:text1; border-right:solid black 1.0pt;mso-border-right-themecolor:text1;mso-border-top-alt: solid black .5pt;mso-border-top-themecolor:text1;mso-border-left-alt:solid black .5pt; mso-border-left-themecolor:text1;mso-border-alt:solid black .5pt;mso-border-themecolor: text1;padding:0in 5.4pt 0in 5.4pt"> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">219.77<o:p></o:p></span></p> </td> <td width="147" valign="top" style="width:110.4pt;border-top:none;border-left: none;border-bottom:solid black 1.0pt;mso-border-bottom-themecolor:text1; border-right:solid black 1.0pt;mso-border-right-themecolor:text1;mso-border-top-alt: solid black .5pt;mso-border-top-themecolor:text1;mso-border-left-alt:solid black .5pt; mso-border-left-themecolor:text1;mso-border-alt:solid black .5pt;mso-border-themecolor: text1;padding:0in 5.4pt 0in 5.4pt"> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">251.39<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">14.4%<o:p></o:p></span></p> </td> <td width="147" valign="top" style="width:110.4pt;border-top:none;border-left: none;border-bottom:solid black 1.0pt;mso-border-bottom-themecolor:text1; border-right:solid black 1.0pt;mso-border-right-themecolor:text1;mso-border-top-alt: solid black .5pt;mso-border-top-themecolor:text1;mso-border-left-alt:solid black .5pt; mso-border-left-themecolor:text1;mso-border-alt:solid black .5pt;mso-border-themecolor: text1;padding:0in 5.4pt 0in 5.4pt"> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">323.65<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">28.7%<o:p></o:p></span></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.5in; text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">&nbsp;</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.5in; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Meetings with JICA for initiating Technical Assistance to provide consultants to this Ministry, FGCC and PKTI/PRGTTI Lahore <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.5in; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Coordination and meeting on GIZ projects for textile industry i.e. water efficiency, labour standards, energy efficiency &amp; renewable energy and Sustainable Production Centre<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.5in; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Coordination and meeting on ILO-PTEA project on labour reporting mechanism<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.5in; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Coordination and meeting on ILO-Netherland Embassy project on &ldquo;Buyer Forum&rdquo;<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.5in; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Coordination and meeting for ILO-Netherland-GIZ &ldquo;Living Wage Conference&rdquo;<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.5in; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Presentation by the Secretary on the Investment Forum<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.5in; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Reply to Questions of National Assembly and Senate<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.5in; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Analysis of Report on Fire Incident in PCSI Lab<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.5in; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Assistance to Admin Section on Attendance System<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.5in; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Representation of Ministry on &ldquo;Ease of Doing Business&rdquo; Forum<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.5in; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Para wise comments for departmental appeal on levy of cess on imported cotton<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.5in; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Analysis of PRAL monthly export/import data at 8-digit level on need basis<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">&nbsp;</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">On way forward the Director RDA Cell briefed that RDA Cell would be working on following tasks:<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.5in; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Draft Textile Act to be shared with Industry Associations for their comments/suggestions<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.5in; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Coordination with TDAP for Texpo 2016<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.5in; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Coordination with associations for projects being developed by the textile associations:<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 1in; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&ndash;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Apparel House<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 1in; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&ndash;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">World Textile Center <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 1in; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&ndash;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Weaving City<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 1in; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&ndash;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Garment incubators<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 1in; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&ndash;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Dedicated textile and garments exhibitions<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 1in; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&ndash;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Product Development and innovation fund<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 1in; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&ndash;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Brand Development Fund<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">&nbsp;</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">In the end the Director highlighted that RDA Cell is manned with only three officers in Mp-II and Mp-III scales and are working in the Ministry for last 9 years along with one SO and with such limited staff it is difficult to operate entire functions given to the RDA Cell. <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">&nbsp;</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt;text-align: justify"><b><u><span style="font-size:12.0pt; mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;line-height:115%;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">PAKISTAN CENTRAL COTTON COMMITTE<o:p></o:p></span></u></b></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-top:12.0pt;margin-right:0in;margin-bottom: 0in;margin-left:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt;text-align:justify"><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;line-height:115%;font-family: &quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Dr Khalid Abdullah made a comprehensive presentation on the activities of Pakistan Central Cotton Committee (PCCC). He informed the participants that PCCC is established under Cotton Cess Act of 1923 adopted in 1948 and its objective is to Improve and development of growing, marketing and manufacture of cotton and its funding is through a cess imposed on the spinning mills on consumption and exports of cotton and no special funds are allocated by the Government. <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt;text-align: justify"><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;line-height: 115%;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">The PCCC is governed through various Acts and Rules such as:<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpFirst" style="margin-bottom:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt; mso-add-space:auto;text-align:justify;text-indent:-.25in;mso-list:l12 level1 lfo8; tab-stops:list .5in"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt; mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;line-height:115%;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; line-height: normal; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;line-height:115%;font-family: &quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">The Cotton Cess Act, 1923 (adopted in 1948)<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="margin-bottom:0in;margin-bottom: .0001pt;mso-add-space:auto;text-align:justify;text-indent:-.25in;mso-list:l12 level1 lfo8; tab-stops:list .5in"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt; mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;line-height:115%;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; line-height: normal; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;line-height:115%;font-family: &quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">The Pakistan Cotton Cess Rules, 1950 amended in 2012<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="margin-bottom:0in;margin-bottom: .0001pt;mso-add-space:auto;text-align:justify;text-indent:-.25in;mso-list:l12 level1 lfo8; tab-stops:list .5in"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt; mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;line-height:115%;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; line-height: normal; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;line-height:115%;font-family: &quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">The Pakistan Central Cotton Committee (Provident Fund) Rules, 1950<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="margin-bottom:0in;margin-bottom: .0001pt;mso-add-space:auto;text-align:justify;text-indent:-.25in;mso-list:l12 level1 lfo8; tab-stops:list .5in"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt; mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;line-height:115%;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; line-height: normal; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;line-height:115%;font-family: &quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">The Pakistan Central Cotton Committee (Staff Service) Rules, 1972<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="margin-bottom:0in;margin-bottom: .0001pt;mso-add-space:auto;text-align:justify;text-indent:-.25in;mso-list:l12 level1 lfo8; tab-stops:list .5in"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt; mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;line-height:115%;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; line-height: normal; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;line-height:115%;font-family: &quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">The Pakistan Central Cotton Committee (Pension) Rules, 1982<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="margin-bottom:0in;margin-bottom: .0001pt;mso-add-space:auto;text-align:justify;text-indent:-.25in;mso-list:l12 level1 lfo8; tab-stops:list .5in"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt; mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;line-height:115%;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; line-height: normal; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;line-height:115%;font-family: &quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">The Pakistan Central Cotton Committee (Medical Attendance) Rules, 1992<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpLast" style="margin-bottom:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt; mso-add-space:auto;text-align:justify;text-indent:-.25in;mso-list:l12 level1 lfo8; tab-stops:list .5in"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt; mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;line-height:115%;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; line-height: normal; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;line-height:115%;font-family: &quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">The Executive Sub-Committee Rules 2007<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt;text-align: justify"><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;line-height: 115%;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">&nbsp;</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">For the year 2015-16 the Agricultural Research Sub-Committee of PCCC in its meeting held on 07th to 9th April 2015 set the target of evolution of varieties includes pests, disease and drought resistance, long staple, relay &amp; intercropping and low cost production technology of cotton. It was informed by the Dr. Khalid Abdullah that achievements were as follows:<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpFirst" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Approved cotton experiments were sown as per schedule<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Picking of the experiments has been completed<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Ginning of the samples is in progress<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpLast" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Trial data is being compiled for preparation of annual &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; progress report for 2015-16<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">&nbsp;</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size:12.0pt; mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">He further informed that key posts are lying vacant since long in PCCC including Vice-President, Director, Central Cotton Research Institute, Multan, Director, Pakistan Institute for Research and Technology, Karachi, Director, Cotton Cess Management, Lahore, Officer-in-Charge, CRS, D.I. Khan, Accounts Officers, Ministerial staff. <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size:12.0pt; mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Further, he said that senior research officers are going to be retired and for the benefit of the organizations they all would be required to give contract for two years. The Secretary said that the posts can be filled but the procedure already explained by the Joint Secretary Administration must be followed and initially Pakistan Central Cotton Committee (Recruitment) Rules are to be finalized/approved.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify;"><b><u><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family: &quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">&nbsp;</span></u></b></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify;"><b><u><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family: &quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">FAISALABAD GARMENT CITY (LTD) COMPANY<o:p></o:p></span></u></b></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 12pt 0in 0.0001pt; text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt; font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Mr. Naseem Bharara Chairman Faisalabad Garment City Limited Company made presentation of Faisalabad Garment City and informed that FGCC was established under Trade Policy 2003-04 initiatives. Land was purchased from EDF funds and to construct the buildings of various categories funds were obtained from Planning Division. He said that state of the art building was constructed providing following facilities such as: <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpFirst" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Emergency Medical Centre<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Women Facility Block<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Security Staff Resident<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Substation<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Training Centre ( will be operation soon)<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Auditorium<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Earth Quake Resistance Structures<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Fire Fighting Systems (Internal and External).<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Smoke detector, Addressable Fire Alarm, Earthing System etc.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Utilities (i.e. Electricity, Telephone, Gas, Water Supply etc.)<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Cargo Lifts and Passenger Lifts<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Washrooms /Toilet Blocks for Ladies &amp; gents.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Sewerage System.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpLast" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">LED Street Lights.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">&nbsp;</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">He informed that during last six months following work has been done:<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpFirst" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Training Centre: Draft of MOU regarding Training Center between FGCC/MINTEX with JICA will be signed soon. PC-1 for Training has been submitted for approval also.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Appointment of Security Guards: FGCC has appointed the Security Guards, retired armed.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Lease out the Category &ldquo;B&rdquo; Building: Category &ldquo;B&rdquo; building was rented out to M/s Interloop Limited as per advertisement according to PPRA Rules.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Procurements: Cable for, Mosque, Submersible Pump for fire hydrant, Accessories for Security Staff and Residence, Main Gate, Accessories for Medical Centre, Mosque etc.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpLast" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">He further informed that these buildings have been leased out to Masood Textile and Interloop and approximately 6,000 people mostly women are working and their annual exports are around1.62 billion PKR per annum. <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">&nbsp;</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">The Secretary, Ministry of Textile Industry said that FGCC and LGCC are success stories and said that they may devise a mechanism to construct more buildings. <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">&nbsp;</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify;"><b><u><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">TEXTILE COMMISSIONER&rsquo;S ORGANIZATION<o:p></o:p></span></u></b></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 12pt 0in 0.0001pt; text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Textile Commissioner Dr Abdul Rauf Siddiqui made a comprehensive presentation on Textile Commissioner Organization (TCO). He highlighted the importance of TCO and informed that it was set up in British rule in Bombay. Initially it was placed under the Ministry of Industries and in 2004 placed under the Ministry of Textile Industry as an attached department. The main functions are as follows: <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpFirst" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Sole Professional Public Sector Organization on Textile <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Provides feed back to Government on Textile sector<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Serves as bridge between Industry and Government<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Acts as a vital tool for policies &amp; law formulation<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Executing agency for implementation of textile policy initiatives<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Surveys (Capacity, Cost of production, Closed mills etc.)&nbsp; <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Analysis of the proposals made by different sub-sectors<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Identifies issues relating to Textile Industry for Government assistance<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Collection of Textile Cess &amp; Disbursement to NTU<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Co-ordination with National &amp; International Bodies<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Co-ordination with the activities of State Bank &ndash; DFIs &ndash; FBR &ndash; PCCC &ndash; PCSI, FBS&nbsp; on textile matters<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Facilitation &amp; Development of all segments of Textile Industry <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Facilitates industry for foreign collaboration &amp; Technical Know How<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Prepares&nbsp; pre-budget proposals<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpLast" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Develops Techno-economic recommendations for vulnerable sub-sectors of Textile Industry viz, Synthetic Textile, Wool, Jute, Filament Industry, Power loom Sector, Caustic Soda, Soda Ash, Dyes, Chemicals &amp; Auxiliaries<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">He further highlighted the accomplished work during July-Dec 2015-16 which were as follows: <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">&nbsp;</span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpFirst" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">TCO is in Consultation with E-Commerce Gateway for organizing a Technical Session on side lines of the &ldquo;TEXTILE ASIA 2016&rdquo;. <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">TCO is going to organize seminar on &ldquo;SIX SIGMA Lean Manufacturing&rdquo; in collaboration with UNDP in Feb-2016<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">TCO is organizing a Seminar on Motivation &amp; Professional Carrier in collaboration with PK-GTI in 3rd week of Jan 2016<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">TCO &amp; NTU, Faisalabad are in process of conducting the inspection of Textile Units under TUF Scheme. <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Looking after the issues of Pak-Korea Garment Technology Institute, Karachi, TCO being implementing &amp; executing agency (detailed presentation would be followed by the Principal PK-GTI)<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="text-indent:-.25in;mso-list:l10 level1 lfo13; tab-stops:list .5in"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt; mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;line-height:115%;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; line-height: normal; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;line-height:115%;font-family: &quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Collected the CESS of&nbsp; RS. </span><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;line-height:115%;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;mso-ansi-language: EN-GB">11,235,073</span><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt; line-height:115%;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;"> against the Target of&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; RS. 11,000,000 (2.137 % higher than target) for the of period JAN-DEC 2015<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="text-indent:-.25in;mso-list:l10 level1 lfo13; tab-stops:list .5in"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt; mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;line-height:115%;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; line-height: normal; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;line-height:115%;font-family: &quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Published Annual Statistical Report on &ldquo; Performance of Textile Industry&rdquo;<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="text-indent:-.25in;mso-list:l10 level1 lfo13; tab-stops:list .5in"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt; mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;line-height:115%;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; line-height: normal; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;line-height:115%;font-family: &quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Establishment &amp; Updating of TCO Website<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="text-indent:-.25in;mso-list:l10 level1 lfo13; tab-stops:list .5in"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt; mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;line-height:115%;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; line-height: normal; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;line-height:115%;font-family: &quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Sent replies &amp; supplementary material for Senate and Assembly Questions<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpLast" style="text-indent:-.25in;mso-list:l10 level1 lfo13; tab-stops:list .5in"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt; mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;line-height:115%;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; line-height: normal; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;line-height:115%;font-family: &quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Attended court cases on behalf of MINTEX as well <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Further, Textile Commissioner informed about the issues and challenges which were as follows: <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">&nbsp;</span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpFirst" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Restructuring of Textile Commissioner&rsquo;s Organization.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Shortage of officers &amp; officials <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Starting of SMOT-III program and other Textile Skill Development Programs <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Enhancement of CESS Rate<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Approval of DFA MINTEX for the new rent lease agreement of TCO office<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpLast" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">1300 CC&nbsp; Car for protocol purpose <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">&nbsp;</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">On way forward the Textile Commissioner briefed the Chair, the main points were as follow: <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpFirst" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Establishment of Registration cell in TCO as well <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Establishment of Directorates in main hubs of textile industry viz &ndash;Lahore-Sialkot-Faisalabad<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">MINTEX to facilitate hiring of foreign consultants for study on textile industry of Pakistan <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">National / International Trainings for officers &ndash; Process to continue <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpLast" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:Arial">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Arrangement of Exhibitions/Seminars for promotion of textile industry<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">&nbsp;</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">The Secretary appreciated the Textile Commissioner on following the due procedure of FPSC for filling the officers level posts and directed that such practice may continue for the remaining vacant posts. Further, he said that registration cannot be duplicated. <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">&nbsp;</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify;"><b><u><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">&nbsp;</span></u></b></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify;"><b><u><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">&nbsp;</span></u></b></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify;"><b><u><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">&nbsp;</span></u></b></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify;"><b><u><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">NATIONAL TEXTILE UNIVERSITY, FAISALABAD<o:p></o:p></span></u></b></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 12pt 0in 0.0001pt; text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">The Rector National Textile University made a comprehensive presentation on the achievements of the National Textile University (NTU)<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">The Rector initially explained the importance and needs under which the universities are established, he said that universities in the world had evolved and research and development has been included. He gave many examples that it&rsquo;s the knowledge as per the requirement which makes the countries and companies successful. In his presentation he quoted many examples of companies not having a single factory but they are top in the world. He also quoted the example that world&rsquo;s richest person does not have any single mine for gold but only has the knowledge, research and development. <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">He informed the participants that he only joined the organization in May 2015 and at that point of time there were many issues related to management including strikes, issues in hostel, under staffed faculty and management etc. However, with in six months following have been achieved: <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpFirst" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Revenue generation<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Controlled un-necessary expenditure<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Funding obtained from Planning of around Rs. 1.3 billion and from KOICA around $ 3 million<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Rs. 60 million from PSDP<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Rs. 50 million from EDF<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Initiation of new courses <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Rationalization of fee<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Security set up including CCTV<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Transport management<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Ensured academic calendar<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Motivation and character building of faculty<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">New evening programs<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">MoU signed with Wuhun University China<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Seminar on Technical Textiles<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Collaboration with GIZ<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Participated and carried out Seminar in Textiles Asia Exhibition<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Seminar on Textile Industry Challenges and opportunities in value addition<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Training on energy management in textile<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Seminar on Intellectual Property Rights <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">NTU faculty inspiration day<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Seminar on eye in silicon valley<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Performance based appreciation for staff<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">MoU with carpet association and developed a modernized loom for the carpet manufacturing<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpLast" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">International collaboration with leading universities in world such as <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.5in; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">University of Bolton, UK <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.5in; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Technical Univ Liberace, Czech Republic <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.5in; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">University of Boras, Sweden <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.5in; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">ENSISA, Mulhouse, France <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.5in; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">University of Le Havre, France <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.5in; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">University of Valenciennes, France <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.5in; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">ENSAIT, Roubaix, France <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.5in; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Wuhan Textile University, Wuhan, China <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.5in; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Marmara University, Turkey <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.5in; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">University of Uludag, Turkey <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.5in; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Technical University of Bursa, Turkey <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.5in; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">University of Leeds, UK <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.5in; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Politecnico di Torino, Italy <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.5in; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">TU Dresden, Germany <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.5in; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">RWTH Aachen, Germany <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.5in; 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text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Amir Kabir University, Iran <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.5in; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Istanbul Technical University, Turkey <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.5in; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">KOC University, Turkey <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.5in; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Sinshu University, Japan <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">&nbsp;</span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpFirst" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Student exchange programs with following universities<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 1in; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt; mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;;mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">University of Valenciennes <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 1in; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt; mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;;mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">University of Le Havre</span><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-ansi-language:EN-GB"> </span><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;"><o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 1in; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt; mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;;mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Uludag University <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 1in; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt; mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;;mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Bursa Technical University <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpLast" style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 1in; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt; mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;;mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Wuhan Textile University <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">&nbsp;</span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraph" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;">&bull;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Participation in ITMA and International Textile Fair<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">&nbsp;</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">The presentation was highly appreciated by entire participants. <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">&nbsp;</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify;"><b><u><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">LAHORE GARMENT CITY COMPANY<o:p></o:p></span></u></b></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 12pt 0in 0.0001pt; text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">The Company Secretary Lahore Garment City Company (LGCC) made presentation on the achievements made by the LGCC during last six months. Initially he briefed about the objective of the LGCC and informed that three buildings in LGCC have already been leased out after following due procedure. The multipurpose building, hall and main lobby would be leased after following the rules. The Company Secretary highlighted on the way forward and said that company would add more number of buildings and they will plan in a way that no further government assistance would be sought. <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">&nbsp;</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify;"><b><u><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">PAKISTAN READYMADE GARMENT TECHNICAL TRAINING INSTITUTE<o:p></o:p></span></u></b></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 12pt 0in 0.0001pt; text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">The Principal Pakistan Readymade Garment Technical Training Institute (PRGTTI), Lahore made detailed presentation and informed that institute is providing technical training on various courses related to garments manufacturing/stitching. He also shared that their job placement is more than 70%. Further, the institute is operating many courses with the assistance of Punjab Skills Development Program and NAVTTC. It was requested that support may be provided from EDF in form of endowment fund. <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">&nbsp;</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify;"><b><u><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">PAKISTAN KNITWEAR TRAINING INSTITUTE<o:p></o:p></span></u></b></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 12pt 0in 0.0001pt; text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">The Principal Pakistan Knitwear Training Institute (PKTI), Lahore made a comprehensive presentation on affairs of institute. He informed that the institute has been operating technical courses such as:<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpFirst" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt; mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Symbol;mso-fareast-font-family:Symbol; mso-bidi-font-family:Symbol">&middot;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Stitching Machine Operators Training Course &nbsp; (3 Months)<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size: 12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Symbol;mso-fareast-font-family: Symbol;mso-bidi-font-family:Symbol">&middot;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Fabric Cutting Experts Training Course&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (3 Months)<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size: 12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Symbol;mso-fareast-font-family: Symbol;mso-bidi-font-family:Symbol">&middot;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Import Export Management &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (6 Months)<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size: 12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Symbol;mso-fareast-font-family: Symbol;mso-bidi-font-family:Symbol">&middot;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Merchandising Management Training Course (6 Months)<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size: 12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Symbol;mso-fareast-font-family: Symbol;mso-bidi-font-family:Symbol">&middot;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Production Planning &amp; Control Training Course (6 Months)<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size: 12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Symbol;mso-fareast-font-family: Symbol;mso-bidi-font-family:Symbol">&middot;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Quality Control in Garments Training Course &nbsp;&nbsp; (6 Months) <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size: 12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Symbol;mso-fareast-font-family: Symbol;mso-bidi-font-family:Symbol">&middot;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Fashion Designing Training Course &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (6 Months)<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpLast" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify; text-indent: -0.25in;"><!--[if !supportLists]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt; mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Symbol;mso-fareast-font-family:Symbol; mso-bidi-font-family:Symbol">&middot;<span style="font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span><!--[endif]--><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Ladies Domestic Dress Making Course&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (6 Months) <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">These courses are operational with the support of Punjab Skills Development and NAVTTC. It was also requested that support from EDF may be provided for the sustainability of the institute and to replace the obsolete machinery. <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">&nbsp;</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify;"><b><u><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">PAKISTAN KOREA GARMENT TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE<o:p></o:p></span></u></b></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 12pt 0in 0.0001pt; text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">The Principal Pakistan Korea Garment Technology Institute (PKGTI), Karachi made presentation on the performance of the institute during last six months. She informed that there are three departments i.e. Department of Fashion Design, Department of Textile Design and Department of Garment Manufacturing. She further said that three students of PKGTI </span><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; mso-ansi-language:EN-GB">won the leading award in Youth Fashion Revolution Competition; Best Female Designer, Best Male Designer and Best Make-up Artist. In diploma courses current enrolment is around 48 which was only 08 in last year and in short courses 173 students have been passed out and 249 are under training. <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify;"><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:12.0pt; mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;mso-ansi-language: EN-GB">She said that the target is to take the enrolment of diploma courses to 90 (30 in each diploma course) and 1000 trainees in short courses. Further, she intended to register courses from Sindh Board of Technical Education. <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify"><b><u><span style="font-size:2.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;line-height: 115%;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">&nbsp;</span></u></b></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify"><b><u><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;line-height: 115%;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">SYNTHETIC FIBER DEVELOPMENT AND APPLICATION CENTER <o:p></o:p></span></u></b></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">The Acting Chief Executive Office (CEO) of Synthetic Fiber Development and Application Center (SFDAC), Karachi made presentation on the performance of SFDAC for the last six months. It was informed by the Acting CEO that purpose of establishment of SFDAC was to carry out research and development in manmade fibers and filament, however, later on the center also offered BS degree in textiles. The Center was placed as constituent college of NTU, however, there are few formalities which have to be fulfilled to place this center under NTU. Further, he informed that number of admissions have decreased as compared to previous year. The Secretary asked about the target and comparison with the last year admissions along with the reasons for less admissions. The CEO informed that target was 45 for the current year, however, despite all efforts only 30 had the admissions and this is also due to the name of the NTU. The Secretary directed that for next year comprehensive plan and more efforts be put in. <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify"><b><u><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;line-height: 115%;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">PLASTIC TECHNOLOGY CENTER<o:p></o:p></span></u></b></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">The Principal Plastic Technology Center (PTC), Karachi made presentation on the performance of PTC and informed that like SFDAC it is a company incorporated under section 42 of company ordinance 1984 and established from the grant from UNIDO and the government of Pakistan. It was informed that Center is to provide education, testing and technical services. Further, the Center has been in process to become the constituent college of the NTU and as NTU would not be providing financial support from January of 2016, the center requires immediate solution for the issue. <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify;"><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:12.0pt; mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;mso-ansi-language: EN-GB">&nbsp;</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify;"><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:12.0pt; mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;mso-ansi-language: EN-GB">The meeting ended with vote of thanks to and from the chair.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify;"><img src="/moti/userfiles1/image/metting2.jpg" width="664" height="374" alt="" /></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">&nbsp;<img src="/moti/userfiles1/image/metting.jpg" width="582" height="374" alt="" /></span></p>