AGRA, Nov. 9 -- Skill development minister Mahendra Nath Pandey on Friday assured the footwear industry here that hurdles in the construction of the 'leather park' in Agra would be overcome after a meeting with union environment minister Prakash Javadekar.

He also appreciated the efforts of traders and claimed that Agra was a dominant player in the footwear manufacturing sector.

The minister was speaking during the inauguration of the 13th edition of 'Meet at Agra' organised by the Agra Footwear Manufacturers and Exporters Chambers (AFMEC).

The event is a conglomeration of leather, footwear components and technology fair.

yogesh Dubey

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