MANAMA: First-time exhibitor, Pakistan is showcasing its engineering and manufacturing prowess at the Gulf Industrial Fair 2018.
Saadiya Noori, Commercial Attaché at the Pakistan Embassy, said two of the leading manufacturers from Pakistan exhibited products at the fair.
“We have brought leading safety gear manufacturer Pak Arab Traders and Fauji Cement, the country’s biggest cement manufacturer.
“Apart from that there are four industries representing the service sector.”
Number one among them is Solutions Engineering, which is the leading firm in Pakistan’s building automation sector.
“We also have a software company, DPL, one of the biggest in Pakistan. Also taking part in the show are the National Project Managers, who are the engineers who do project management for power plants, not only in Pakistan but also in the UAE and some other countries,” she said.
The construction sector is represented by Hakson Construction.
Solutions Engineering managing director Nadeem Malik said: “We are keen to play a role in the development of Bahrain, particularly in the renewable energy sector. Pakistan is currently generating 700 MW of solar energy. We propose to take it to 5GW.”
Ms Noori said the bilateral trade between Bahrain and Pakistan stands at $120 million currently with the numbers equally shared. “We hope to take this to $500 million and $1 billion in due course,” she said.