Visit of the British Consulate delegation to the cluster and the Shoes and Leather Testing Laboratory

The Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Cluster for the Leather and Footwear Industry and the President of the Palestinian Leather Industries UnionMr. Amer Arafa, and Eng. Muhammad Hussein, Director of the Cluster In the presence of Eng. Ibrahim Al-Jabarin, Director of the Office of the Palestinian Standards and Metrology Institution and the executive staff a delegation from the British Consulate included the Private Sector Development Advisor, Mr. Michel Sansour, and the Director of Trade and Economic Development Policies and Programs, Ms. Dima Abdellatif and their accompanying delegation from the Tasdeer Project, Where the delegation visited the cluster and the Center for the Development of Leather and Footwear Products - Leather and Footwear Products Testing Laboratory -. They discussed ways of cooperation and work towards supporting the private sector and its impact on local exports, especially after the support provided by the project to the laboratory by providing new and international testing devices that work to examine leather products and shoes, especially occupational safety shoes and work shoes according to international and Palestinian standards. The delegation ended there  visit with a tour of the laboratory to see the devices and meet with the supplier company and trainees. After that, they went to Palestine Polytechnic University to see the rest of the laboratory equipment supplied for chemical tests at the Polytechnic.

Publish Date: 2023-06-14