DUSHANBE, April 6, 2011, Asia-Plus  -- Companies from more than 20 countries of the world, including Afghanistan Belarus, China, Germany, Iran, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Russia, Ukraine, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the Unite Kingdom and some other countries are participating at the 2nd International Industrial and Trade Exhibition that has opened in Dushanbe today.

The exhibition is organized by the Central-Asian International Exhibition Company (Expo Central Asia) in cooperation with Tajikistan’s Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCI).

More than 150 companies have reportedly put on display their achievements in building materials production, food and light industries, packaging, furniture production, cosmetics, medical equipment production, and engineering industry at the fair that lasts through April 8.

In parallel, the Central Asian business forum and bilateral meetings of entrepreneurs from Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Russia, Turkey and other exhibition participants will take place at the Tojikiston Hotel on April 7.

The 1st International Industrial and Trade Exhibition took place in Dushanbe last year and more than 150 Tajik and foreign companies participated at that exhibition and more 400 entrepreneurs took part at the business forum that was held on sidelines of the first exhibition.  More than 5,000 people visited the 1st International Industrial and Trade Exhibition