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58th India International Garment Fair to begin today in New Delhi

News Agencies | Updated on: 18 January 2017, 9:26 IST

The 58th edition of India International Garment Fair ( IIGF) is beginning on 18 January in New Delhi.

Organized by Apparel Export Promotion Council India, the event is one of the largest and most popular platforms in Asia, from which overseas garment buyers can source products and forge business relationships with India's finest players in the apparel and fashion accessories domain.

Textiles Minister Smriti Zubin Irani will inaugurate the three-day long fair.

A total of 312 participants from 14 states are participating in the Fair.

The major participating states are Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Haryana, Tamil Nadu, Punjab, Gujarat and Karnataka.

The sellers will be showcasing women's wear, accessories, kids wear and menswear.

The event will have fashion shows for exhibiting the collections and developing business.

A theme pavilion and best display awards are some other attractions of the event.

The India International Garment Fair was started in 1988.

The objective of the event is to showcase the latest trends in garment and fashion accessories and to leverage brand India across the globe.

-ANI

First published: 18 January 2017, 9:26 IST
 
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