Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP)

Directorate General Punjab I

Directorate General Punjab is the administrative head of the Regional Office Lahore and Sub Regional Offices (SROs) including Faisalabad and Multan. Directorate General Punjab performs the administrative responsibilities of Finance & Accounts, HR & General Admin, issuance of Certificates of Origin, registration of Gems and Jewelry exporters and EDF funded projects in the region. Besides these, it also deals with legal matters of TDAP as well as of the Ministry of Commerce in Honorable Courts in Punjab.  

Directorate General Punjab I, also oversees a spectrum of trade-related functions, including the execution of seminars, webinars, exhibitions, and delegations. Serving as the primary executing body for trade-related activities in the region, It plays a pivotal role in orchestrating these initiatives. The office operates with its distinct Annual Business Plan, collaboratively developed through consultations with the local business community and chambers, outlining strategic goals for each fiscal year. The office also supports TDAP’s Sectoral/Product Divisions based in Karachi to manage their events in Punjab e.g. International Exhibition, International Delegations, Seminars/Workshops etc., from time to time as requested.


Mr. Shahzad Ahmed Khan, Director General

Address: Trade Development Authority of Pakistan, 62 Garden Block, Garden Town, Lahore
Fax: +92-21-99206497
UAN: +92-21-111-444-111

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Ms. Naheed Akhtar, Director

Address: Sheikhupura Road, Gulistan Colony No.2, Near Ayesha Masjid, Faisalabad.
+92-41-9210202, 9210241, 9210378

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TDAP Faisalabad was established in 1967 and its territorial jurisdiction includes districts of Faisalabad, Jhang, Sargodha, Chiniot and Toba Tek Singh, which are predominantly based on agriculture. Faisalabad is a hub of textile products ranging from cotton yarn, woven & knitted fabrics, high end home textiles and fashion products. Faisalabad has state-of-the-art production units and takes pride in manufacturing textile products for international brands. Other products of the region include Citrus, Agricultural Engineering Products, Wooden Furniture and Handicrafts.
TDAP Faisalabad manages/facilitates exhibitions (international & local), trade delegations (incoming & outgoing), webinars, seminar and workshops for training and capacity building purposes pertaining to export promotion and market diversification.
Trade Bodies of the Region:
i. Faisalabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Faisalabad 
ii. Jhang Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Jhang 
iii. Sargodha Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Sargodha 
iv. Faisalabad Chamber of Small Industry & Small Traders, Faisalabad 
v. Jhang Chamber of Small Industry & Small Traders, Jhang
vi. Faisalabad Women Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Faisalabad
vii. Pakistan Textile Exporters Association, Faisalabad 
viii. Pakistan Hosiery Manufacturers Association, Faisalabad 
ix. All Pakistan Bed sheet & Upholstery Manufacturers Association, Faisalabad
x. Pakistan Yarn Merchants Association, Faisalabad
xi. All Pakistan Textile Processing Mills Association (APTPMA), Faisalabad
xii. All Pakistan Cotton Power Looms Association (APCPLA), Faisalabad
xiii. All Pakistan Handloom & Traditional Textiles Manufacturers and Exporters Association, Faisalabad
xiv. Faisalabad Foundry & Engineering Group, Faisalabad
xv. Citrus Growers, Packers & Exports Co-operative Society, Sargodha 
xvi. Furniture Association, Chiniot xvii. Handicrafts Association, Sillanwali 

Mr. Hasnain Haider, Director

Address: Trade Development Authority of Pakistan, Government of Pakistan, House No. 10, Minar Wali Street, Nasheman Colony, Multan.
Tel: 061-9330862-63
Email: , 

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TDAP Multan was established in 1967 and its territorial jurisdiction extends over the three Civil Divisions of South Punjab i.e. Multan, Bahawalpur and D.G. Khan, along with Sahiwal district. The economy of the area is predominantly based on agriculture and agri-based industries.

Major  products of the region include Home Textiles, Yarn, Grey Fabric, Kitchen Towels & Linen, Bed Wear, Knitted Garments, Combed Yarn, Raw Cotton, Raw Hide, Processed Leather, Mango, Potato, Maize, Onion, Other Vegetables, Blue Pottery, Camel Skin Lamps & Ornaments, Embroidery Work, Handlooms & Khaddi, Footwear (Nagra, Khussa), Handicarfts, Agricultural Implements & Machinery and Dairy & Meat.

Trade Bodies of the Region

  1. Chambers of commerce  & Industry :- Multan , Bahawalpur, khanewal , sahiwal,Vehari, Rahim yar Khan , Dera Ghazi Khan
  2. Chambers of commerce  & Industry :-Multan , Bahawalpur , Dera Ghazi Khan , Layyah
  3. Trade  Associations All Pakistan  Bedsheet & Upholstery Manufacturers Association 
  4. HandiCraft Association of Pakistan ,
  5. All Pakistan Handloom & Traditional Textiles Manufacturers Association 
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