To show the solidarity and friendship with the Trade Community of Sindh and the people of Sindh, especially Karachi, the Consulate General of the Republic of Indonesia join with M/s CBC Food (Pvt) Limited (importers of Food Products from Indofood and Indomi, Indonesia), in the 4th Food, Agri & Livestock Asia 2010 International Exhibition, held at Karachi Expo Centre, from 24 to 26 April, 2010.
The Exhibition started at 10.00 hours, stall No. 102 & 103 allotted to the Indonesian Consulate General and CBC Food (Pvt) Limited at Hall No. 2 of Karachi Expo Centre. Indonesian Consulate General displayed various food items, the spot sale of the products were allowed, therefore, they have also offered a few food products for sale.
Ms. Sharmila Farooqi, Adviser to the Chief Minister of Sindh, who was the Chief Guest on the Opening Day of the Exhibition visited the Indonesian Consulate General’s Stall along with the members of the Organizers of the Exhibition M/s Ecommerce Gateway Pakistan (Pvt) Limited. She received information about Indonesian Food Products and took great interest in the quality of the products, she said that it is a privilege for her to see the products of brotherly country Indonesia.
A large number of Karachi people including women and children looking quite impressed with the taste of Indonesian food, but they were not looking satisfied with price of the products. Few traders also visited the Indonesian stall and thoroughly checked the quality of the products, they were looking quite astonished with the high price of the food products, a trader who was participating in the Exhibition after carefully checking the Jelly products said that the same is available at his stall @ Rs. 15/- only, while the price at your stall is Rs. 70/-.
A number of Electronic and Print Media representatives also visited the Indonesian Consulate General’s stall. They were briefed about Indonesian and its products and that the Indonesian Consulate General regularly taking part in all event of the Sindh, either it is Hamara Karachi Festival, My Karachi Exhibition or any other event, to show its solidarity and friendship with the people of Sindh.
The 4th Food Agri & Livestock Asia 2010 International Exhibition would continue up till 26th April, 2010.
Exhibitions are held for the promotion of business contacts and introduction of the products to the people and are the source to promote and enhance the business between the countries. It could be easily observed that the products displayed in the Exhibitions with the lower price while the majority of the companies also offer different gift with the products free of cost.
Although the people taking interest in the food products, but hesitating to purchase it, some of the products were quite new for them and according to views it taste great.