LAHORE: The Punjab government has initiated different measures for creating job opportunities for 500,000 additional workers in the carpet industry. The labour intensive industry is the largest cottage industry of the country and the government is working to revive it for creating jobs and enhancing the export of carpet, a senior official of Punjab Small Industries Corporation (PSIC) told APP here on Thursday. He said export of carpet was a handsome source of earning foreign exchange and the government was taking steps for its improvement. Pakistan produces many varieties of carpet through different methods: wool, different dyeing methods and various weaving and finishing techniques.
Published in The Express Tribune, June 26th, 2015.
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