Free Technical Tour
The three-day Technical Tour includes visits to a modern denim factory, Faisalabad-the hub of agricultural research and the second largest salt mine in the world. Buses for the Technical Tour will leave from the Serena Hotel on 4th November 2016 at 13:00 hours, just after lunch. The tour will conclude on 6th November 2016 in Islamabad at around 18:00 hrs.
The Ministry of Textile Industry, Government of Pakistan will fully sponsor the cost (including hotel) of the technical tour for all participants of the 75th Plenary Meeting of the ICAC. However, participants must register in advance for the tour. For registration please send an email with full address and contact details to Dr. M. A. Talpur at (with a copy to no later than 15th of October 2016. The registrations after the cutoff date may not be entertained due to management reasons. However, the facility may be extended subject to availability of hotel rooms in Faisalabad. More details of Technical Tour are given below:
Date (Day & Time) Departure From Arrival At Proposed Visit
Friday, Nov. 4, 2016, 13:00 hours Serena Hotel, Islamabad Pindi Bhatian
(16:00 hours)
Crescent Bahuman Denim Factory
Friday, Nov. 4, 2016, 18:00 hours Pindi Bhatian Faisalabad
(19:00 hours)
Arrive hotels, dinner and cultural show at 20:00 hours
Saturday, Nov. 5, 2016, 09:00 hours Visit to Ayub Agriculture Research Institute, Faisalabad (Visit cotton fields and labs)
Saturday, Nov. 5, 2016, 14:00 hours Visit to Chawla Cotton Ginning Factory
Saturday, Nov. 5, 2016, 19:00 hours Dinner & cultural show
Sunday, Nov. 6, 2016, 10:00 hours Departure for Khewra to visit the second largest salt mine in the world
Sunday, Nov. 6, 2016, 14:00 hours Departure from Khewra to visit a 6th Century temple ‘Raj Ketas Temple’
Sunday, Nov. 6, 2016, 16:00 hours Depart for Islamabad
The buses will arrive back Islamabad on 6th November 2016 at around 18:00 hours and the participants may plan to catch their flights the same day.
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