Indian and Kazakhstan are deliberating upon increasing cooperation in textiles sector and exploring export of raw cotton from South Kazakhstan to India for processing in Indian enterprises. The issues were discussed by the Kazakh-Indian Joint Working Group (JWG) for cooperation in textiles on April 20 and 21 at the southern Kazakhstan city of Shymkent.
It was the fourth meeting of the joint working group on textile. The talks were organised with the support of the Embassy of Kazakhstan in India and the Mayor’s office of the South Kazakhstan region, according to a report.
Both the countries also exchanged views on the possibility of India’s participation in strengthening and development of light industry in the region. The Indian delegation also interacted with businessmen of the South Kazakhstan region, the report said.
The five-member Indian delegation was led by Subrata Gupta, textile joint secretary, while the 11-member Kazakh side was headed by B Jamalov, deputy Akim (governor) of the South Kazakhstan region.
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