RAWALPINDI: The first Build 2021 and Construction Trade Fair being organized by the Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) ended on a high note at Topi Rakh Complex Ayub Park Rawalpindi.
On the third day of Expo, High Commissioner of Sri Lanka Vice Admiral Mohan Wijewickrama and South African High Commissioner Mthuthuzeli Madikiza visited different stalls and appreciated the development projects, High Tech clean and green equipment for buildings. The envoys appreciated RCCI for its efforts towards promoting trade activities and organising exhibitions.
RCCI President Nasir Mirza said the purpose of the exhibition was to promote business activities.
A musical evening and food court was also arranged to entertain people in the evening, Nasir Mirza said, adding that such exhibitions will be held regularly.
Internationally acclaimed artist, Sufi Pop and traditional folk icon of Pakistan, Arif Lohar performed in the Expo Arena and amused the participants.
Exhibition Chairman Sardar Tanveer Sarwar said the exhibition provided an opportunity to investors in the field of housing and construction to get more information about various projects under one roof. Also, expo provides some relief to people to come out of stress faced by COVID Lock-down, he added.
During the three-day expo, companies associated with the housing and construction sector had set up stalls. Meanwhile, Federal Minister Azam Khan Swati, Minister Aviation Ghulam Sarwar Khan, Chairman Kashmir Committee Shahryar Afridi, Chairman RDA Tariq Murtaza, ambassadors, high commissioners and commercial counselors, presidents of different chamber of commerce, and representatives of Trade Associations visited the Build 2021 Expo.