Mumbai: India vowed to step up its collaboration with Egypt in the textiles sector and said talks were on to increase textile machinery supplies to the Arab country. India’s Ambassador to Egypt Sanjay Bhattacharyya, while addressing a press conference ahead of the Cairo Fashion and Tex Exhibition that opens tomorrow, said India and Egypt have have a long tradition of exchanges in the textiles sector.
Thirty-seven Indian textile companies are participating in the exhibition that run till September 16 at the Cairo International Convention Centre. The Indian firms are part of a delegation from the Synthetic and Rayon Textiles Export Promotion Council (SRTEPC), an apex body of manufacturers/exporter of man-made fibre textiles, in coordination with Federation of Indian Export Organization (FIEO) and the Indian Embassy here.
The companies will showcase a very wide range of products, including yarns and fabrics.