New Delhi, Jan. 18 : The 58th edition of India International Garment Fair ( IIGF) is beginning today in New Delhi.  Organized by Apparel Export Promotion Council India, the event is one of the largest and most popular platforms in Asia, from which overseas garment buyers can source products and forge business relationships with India’s finest players in the apparel and fashion accessories domain.Also Read - LIVE India vs New Zealand 1st Test Score and Updates, Day 3: Axar Takes 5 Wickets As New Zealand 8 Down; Trail By 75 Runs

Textiles Minister Smriti Zubin Irani will inaugurate the three-day long fair.  A total of 312 participants from 14 states are participating in the Fair.  The major participating states are Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Haryana, Tamil Nadu, Punjab, Gujarat and Karnataka.  The sellers will be showcasing women’s wear, accessories, kids wear and menswear. Also Read - Russian President Vladimir Putin to Visit New Delhi on December 6 For 21st India-Russia Annual Summit

The event will have fashion shows for exhibiting the collections and developing business.  A theme pavilion and best display awards are some other attractions of the event.  The India International Garment Fair was started in 1988.  The objective of the event is to showcase the latest trends in garment and fashion accessories and to leverage brand India across the globe. Also Read - What Motivated Shreyas Iyer to Get His Maiden Test Ton? Coach Pravin Amre Reveals