Indian Ambassador to Italy interacts with Indian exporters in Milan, assured all support

Indian pavilion attracts huge footfall: Khajuria

Milano/New Delhi, Dec 10:

Indian Ambassador to Italy Dr. Neena Malhotra along with T Anjugla Jamir, Consulate General of India in Milan interacted with delegation of Indian Exporters in Milan in presence of Romesh Khajuria, Chairman, Wool & Woolen Export Promotion Council (WWEPC), Ministry of Textiles, and Government of India.

Dr Neena Malhotra visited at AF-L’Artigiano in Fiera (Fair) that was started on December 3 and will conclude on December 11. She interacted with a delegation of 48 member exporters of WWEPC to Italy (Milan) which included 30 exporters from Jammu and Kashmir.

Romesh Khajuria, Chairman, WWEPC, MoT ,Govt of  India leading the delegation of Indian Exporters welcomed the dignitaries by presented flowers.

Speaking on the occasion, Dr Neena said that the fair an ideal platform to showcase the Handicrafts and Handloom products of India under the ‘Vocal for Local’ campaign thus giving a fillip to the economy.

 Giving a brief about weeklong long activities, Khajuria informed that international Trade Fair in Milan, Italy is witnessing participation from all over the country including over 30 exporters and entrepreneurs from Jammu & Kashmir. He said that the Indian Pavilion witnessing huge participation from the public and handloom and handicraft items from Kashmir is being very much appreciated by the visitors.

Khajuria also thanked Dr. Neena Malhotra, Indian Ambassador to Italy and other members of the Embassy for their continuous support to the Indian participants who are participating in the fair.

Earlier, the exhibitors this year, Artigiano in Fiera, are spread across 7 halls of the Fieramilano (Rho) hub, with 2,350 exhibitors (of which 510 new, and 700 under 35) and 84 attending and representing countries. 

All of Italy is represented, and similarly a large area dedicated to Europe, where France stands out with its artisans and quality products, but also Spain, Austria and Portugal. 

An area of solidarity has also been set up for eighteen companies from Ukraine, whose participation is fully supported by Ge.Fi. Spa: A clear sign of peace for a people scarred by war. Africa is once more represented by two very important countries, Tunisia and Senegal. 

The country of honour is India, with a broad-spanning representation of artisan products from every sector. 

And again from Asia, the grand return, in great style, of Vietnam and Iran, represented by the country’s female artisans and numerous typical products. 

From the Americas, artisans from Mexico, Colombia and Ecuador, and also returnees from Cuba and Argentina, are among the various countries attending. 

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