In his address, high commissioner noted that Intex South Asia has become an annual event in Sri Lanka in the calendar of textile industry and can go a long way in promoting the existing synergy between India and Sri Lanka.
High Commissioner added that there exists significant complementarity wherein Sri Lanka can source textile material from India and transform it into apparel and garments for rest of the world.
He encouraged Sri Lankan companies to be part of the supply and value chains of large Indian companies.
Sandhu praised the contribution of Sri Lankan companies, who have made substantial investments in India in textile sector.
He also recalled Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision for textile “From Farm to Fibre, Fibre to Factory, Factory to Fashion, Fashion to Foreign.”
The event has been organized by Worldex India Exhibition and Promotion Pvt. Ltd in partnership with Cotton Textiles Export Promotion Council (TEXPROCIL), Retailers Association of India, Clothing Manufacturers Association of India, Confederation of Indian Textile Industry (CITI) etc.
It has participation of over 200 suppliers from around 15 countries showcasing a wide variety of innovative textiles products such as yarns, apparels, denim clothing, accessories etc.