|Iranian carpets attracts huge footfalls|
|November 08, 2008 (Kuwait)|
The Fourth International Kuwaiti Carpet Exhibition titled 'Kuwait Antique and Carpet' was inaugurated on November 6, by Ali Jannati, Iranian Ambassador to Kuwait, at the Kuwait International Fairs Ground.
During the opening ceremony, many officials from Kuwaiti Commerce Ministry were present.
Along with 36 Iranian carpet companies, 14 enterprises from other countries like Morocco, Yemen and India are also showcasing their excellent craftsmanship here in the expo.
Rashid Al-Sayed Yousef Al-Tabatabaei, Deputy Commerce Minister, while addressing the people present during the event said that Persian carpet hold a special position in the hearts of art lovers because of its elegance, excellent quality, design and beautiful amalgamation of colour.
While talking to reporters Ali Jannati, said that last year, bi-lateral trade between Iran and Kuwait stood at US $750 million; of which around $500 million accounted for Iran's exports to the country.
Iranian pavilions have occupied most part of the exhibition. Experts are expecting that this year, with the kind of footfalls these stalls are being able to attract, sale will be quite high. The event will run till November 15.