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Visitors swarm 'Leathertech Bangladesh-2018' expo on the final day
A large number of visitors thronged at the three-day 'Leathertech Bangladesh-2018' expo in Dhaka city as the display of latest machinery, components and accessories added a new dimension to the expo, said the organisers on Saturday.
The expo is scheduled to end on Saturday with the call to strengthen the overall development of the leather industry in the country.
Over 300 exhibitors from 20 countries are participating in the eighth edition of the three-day exposition, organised by ASK Trade & Exhibitions Pvt Ltd in association with Bangladesh Finished Leather, Leather Goods & Footwear Exporters' Association (BFLLFEA), Bangladesh Tanners Association (BTA), Bangladesh Paduka Prostutkarak Samity (BPPS), and Leather Engineering and Technology Society (LETS), according to a press statement.
Centre of Excellence for Leather Skill Bangladesh Limited (COEL) is the formal strategic partner for the show.
The participants, including CLE and IFCOMA from India, Wenzhou and Jinjiang Association from China and Pakistan Tanners Association (PTA) are showcasing a wide array of items such as leather and leather products, international and local technology regarding machinery, components, chemicals, and equipment as well as accessories required for manufacturing footwear at the event.
A visitor, Nazrul Islam, who is also chief executive officer of NS Leather Products & Crafts, told the BDchronicle that he came to the fair to experience the latest technology the industry has to offer.
Md Salimuzzaman, director of Maximization, told the BDchronicle that it is a golden opportunity for a customer to witness the diversified technology of the leather industry under one roof.
He termed it as massive display of latest machinery, components and accessories in the leather sector.
Tipu Sultan Bhuiyan, managing director of ASK, told the BDchronicle that the expo received good response from the local and international participants and visitors on the final day.
Besides, a handful of mini-events like 'buyer-seller meet' to facilitate interaction with the sourcing team from factories have been organised there on November 22 and 23.
A number of seminars are also being held at the expo which is open for all till 7:00 pm today.