LUDHIANA: The International Engineering Technology Sourcing Show (IETSS) being organized by the Chamber of Industrial and Commercial Undertakings (CICU) at GLADA ground, Chandigarh Road received a large number of visitors from India and abroad on the opening day.
The highlight of the show was the visit of a business delegation from Sri Lanka and the presence of diplomats from three African countries, Tunisia, Zambia and Niger. The event began with the ceremonial ribbon cutting by irrigation minister Sharanjeet Dhillon, who was accompanied by advisor to chief minister Maheshinder Singh Grewal.
Dignitaries visited the stalls put up by local industrialists. Attractions included engineering items like auto components, hand tools, CNC machines, machine tool manufacturing machinery, robotics, textile machinery and agro machinery. Along with stalls of local manufacturers many companies from other cities are also showcasing their products this time.
Some Chinese companies dealing in automatic machinery have also put up stalls at the four-day event. In the afternoon, entrepreneurs from Punjab met a 20-member business delegation from Sri Lanka at the venue. The meeting was chaired by industry minister Madan Mohan Mittal. CICU president Avtar Singh and general secretary Upkar Singh Ahuja were also present on the occasion.