Pakistan Auto Show 2011

Pakistan Auto Show 2011LAHORE: A three-day Pakistan Auto Show 2011 has been started here at Expo Centre on Monday.

Manufacturers and part-makers from Japan, Germany, UAE, Italy, Holland, Sri Lanka, China and Australia are taking part in the show.Addressing the opening ceremony, Chief Executive Officer of Engineering Development Board Aitzaz Niazi said auto vendor industry was continuously embracing the latest technologies to meet requirements and ever increasing global challenges.

Under the patronage of the Industries Ministry, he said, the EDB would continue its support and look after needs of the growing auto industry.He advised the auto industry to vigorously explore global markets not only to enhance businesses but also to meet challenges at domestic level.

PAPAAM chief Syed Nabeel Hashmi said Pakistan had a vibrant auto industry that plays host to major global original equipment manufacturers like Toyota, Honda, Suzuki and Massey Ferguson who have made Pakistan their home.Today, Pakistan manufactures tractors, cars, motorcycles and heavy vehicles that were playing a vital role in the economic development of the country.He said Pakistan was one of the most competitive global manufacturers of tractors and two-wheelers that had now geared up into export markets. – Brecorder