Stories in the
Thursday, 13 October 2016
VISIT OF MR. DHIREN N. SHETH, PRESIDENT, COTTON ASSOCIATION OF INDIA TO THE KCA ON 06.01.2016:
Mr. Dhiren N. Sheth, President, Cotton Association of India (CAI) visited the KCA
on 06.01.2016 and held a meeting with the Executive Committee and senior members of the
Cotton Trade and discussed matters of mutual interest, especially matter relating to
strengthen relationship between two old trade Associations of the sub-continent.
In his address of welcome, Khawaja Tahir Mahmood, Chairman, the KCA thanked
the President, CAI for visiting the KCA.
Chairman informed the participants of the meeting that India and Pakistan were the
major players in Cotton Market of the Sub-Continent. He also informed that Pakistan and
India were expecting further expansion in their spinning sectors as a very large percentage of
the global cotton economy depends upon Pakistan, India and China to meet their
requirements of cotton.
In response to the Address of Welcome presented by Chairman, the KCA,
Mr. Dhiren N. Sheth, Chairman, CAI thanked Chairman, members of the Executive
Committee and prominent members of the KCA for extending a warm welcome to him on his
visit to the KCA. He made a detailed presentation on Development of Indian Cotton and
highlighted the role and contribution of other stakeholders in promoting Agriculture, most
particularly, cotton and textile sectors of India.
He also briefed the members of the KCA about the progress made by CAI towards the
setting-up of Cotton Museum. In this regard he gave detailed briefing on the Cotton
Museum being set up by CAI and explained different aspects/features of the antiques to be
displayed at Cotton Museum.
He sought KCA’s help/assistance for providing Cotton Material/Antiques manuscript,
Models, Pictures, etc. to display in the Cotton Museum. Chairman, the KCA assured him to
provide all help and assistance in setting up of a Cotton Museum.