Mr. Abdul Karim Tordher, Special Assistant to Chief Minister, KPK along with Mr. Hassan Daud Butt, CEO KP BOIT and other officials visited the Cluster Development Initiative (CDI) on September 9, 2021. The delegation also visited the “Pakistan Shoe Design Hub (PSDH)”, a design center established by CDI in collaboration with the Pakistan Footwear Manufacturers Association (PFMA), for providing indigenous and affordable design & marketing services to the footwear industry. The Special Assistant to the Chief Minister also visited the Italian Pakistan Footwear Training Center to view the machinery and testing services being offered to the footwear industry. Mr. Abdul Karim Tordher lauded the Cluster Development Initiative (CDI) for strengthening the export oriented industrial sectors of Punjab. He also expressed a keen interest towards mutual cooperation in replicating similar initiatives in KPK Province.