Sialkot to have skill dev centre

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Sialkot—A skill development centre will be established in the city to facilitate the local business community engaged with leather garments industry. Talking to APP here on Tuesday, newly elected PLGMEA (North Zone) Chairman Muhammad Aslam Chaudhry said the the federal government had provided Rs 180 million, out of Export Development Fund (EDF) for setting up Common Facility Centre, Display Centre and establishing office of the association in Sialkot and work on the project would soon be launched.
Under the project, he said, special attention would be focused on up-gradation of the industry to enable it to cope with fast changing global trends of fashion and compete the world market easily. The local business community engaged with leather garments had great potentials and ability to compete with its competitors.—APP