SMEDA is supporting Pakistani Artisans to Participate in Showcase Ireland 21-23 January 2024 - RDS, Dublin. If you are interested in their products, you may contact them at the details given in their profiles below: 


Ahsan Handicrafts

Business Name – Ahsan Handicrafts

Business Details – Handicrafts – Lacquer Art

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City - Sargodha

Address – Block 3, Near Madni Masque, Faisal Street, Sillanwali, District Sargodha.

Contact - +923007361997, +923068495316

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Ahsan Handicrafts



Mr. Muhammad Riaz is a distinguished Lacquer artist from Pakistan, with a career spanning over 4 decades, Riaz has garnered numerous accolades and awards, solidifying his position as a maestro in lacquer art. Specializing in the intricate art of lacquerware, Muhammad Riaz is renowned for transforming everyday objects into exquisite pieces of functional art. He draws inspiration from the vibrant heritage of Pakistan, incorporating traditional motifs and techniques into his contemporary designs. Riaz's signature style involves a meticulous process of layering and embellishing wooden surfaces with vibrant lacquer colors. Each piece is a testament to his mastery, featuring a harmonious fusion of intricate patterns, vivid hues, and a flawless finish that reflects his dedication to craftsmanship.

Mr. Muhammad Riaz has traveled to numerous Asian countries to represent Pakistan and was also part of Pakistan’s pavilion at Dubai Expo 2020. Furthermore, he has received the ‘Civil Presential Award’ in Lacquer Art from the Honorable President of Pakistan and has been selected for the ‘Pride of Performance’ Award.


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Pakistani handicrafts reflect the rich cultural heritage and skilled craftsmanship of its artisans. With a legacy spanning centuries, these crafts encompass a diverse range of techniques and materials, from intricate handwoven textiles like the famous Sindhi Ajrak and Multani Khussa shoes to exquisite pottery, metalwork, and wood carving. The artisans, often working in small workshops or at home, showcase remarkable talent passed down through generations. Their dedication to preserving traditional methods while infusing contemporary designs lends Pakistani handicrafts a timeless allure, captivating enthusiasts worldwide with their beauty and cultural significance. These artisans are the custodians of Pakistan's artistic legacy, infusing passion and soul into each meticulously crafted piece, thereby keeping the country's heritage vibrant and alive.

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Health Expo IRAQ 14-16 September 2023


The 3rd Session of the Conference and Exhibition on Health and Environment is scheduled for September 14-16, 2023, at Baghdad (Iraq) International Fair Ground. Interested SMEs can email or call the following numbers to register and participate in the exhibition.
ARD-Al-Aamaal Company for Equipping and Organising International Fairs is managing the fair

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