Addressing separate meetings with the Pakistan Glove Manufacturers and Exporters Association (PGMEA) and the Pakistan Tanners Association (PTA), Ivan Kral, industrial development officer, UNIDO, reviewed the industrial development pace and its export potential, as well as, evaluating the tanneries and environmental pollution.

‘A pollution-free environment is vital for a smooth and rapid industrial growth and UNIDO will provide the maximum technical and financial assistance to the Sialkot business community as it is high time to implement several anti-pollution joint ventures with Sialkot business community’, he said.