Roadshow organised to promote Terry Towel Global Expo

Embassy of India, Muscat, as part of its endeavour to promote business relations between India and Oman, organised a roadshow to promote Vibrant Terry Towel Global Expo & Summit 2019 (VTTGES) that is scheduled to be held at Solapur, India in September this year.

At the event held at the Embassy of India, Muscat, the roadshow  facilitated business interactions between visiting Indian Terry Towel delegation and stakeholders in Oman.

Eng. Redha Juma Al Saleh, Member-Board of Directors of the Oman Chamber of Commerce & Industry (OOCI) was the chief guest. Eng. Redha underlined the immense potential for further increase in bilateral trade between India and Oman.

Rakesh Adlakha, Deputy Chief of Mission in his welcome remarks referred to the historical trade links between the two countries and invited Omani businessmen to attend VTTGES 2019. Representatives of Textile Development Foundation (TDF), Solapur, gave a detailed presentation on VTTGES 2019, which will be held from September 25 to 27 in Solapur, Maharashtra. Solapur is known as “The Towel City of India” for its crafty terry towels and bath linen being manufactured at reasonable costs and possesses a rich blend of culture, interesting mythology and a thriving cottage and small scale industry. The unique design of Solapur’s terry towels and bath linen are protected and recognised Geographical Indication under the Agreement on TRIPS.

‘VTTGES 2019 and Make in Solapur’ being organised with the support of Ministry of Textiles, Government of Maharashtra will bring together all stakeholders from “yarn to fabric” namely cotton growers, manufacturers, traders, exporters and importers both domestic and international and consumers to a unique platform to harness export opportunities of towel manufacturers for their foray into national and international markets. More information about the Expo is available at

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