Apparel Park project pivotal for textile, garments sector

Salim Ahmed

Lahore—Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif has said that Apparel Park project will play an important role in the development of textile and garments sector besides generation of millions job opportunities. He said that there is a need to further this project in a professional manner and all departments and institutions concerned should work with close coordination.
He was addressing a meeting at Civil Secretariat through video link here today which reviewed matters relating to Quaid-e-Azam Apparel Park project. The Chief Minister said that a labour colony and a state-of-the-art skill development center will also be set up under the project. He reprimanded authorities concerned over delay in some matters pertaining to the project and warned that no delay in the implementation of the project will be tolerated. He said that steering committee should review the pace of the project regularly and take decisions independently as he wants results.
He directed that the design of skill development center should be formulated as early as possible. Provincial Ministers Raja Ashfaq Sarwar, Ch. Muhammad Shafique, Tanvir Aslam Malik, Additional Chief Secretary, Chairman Planning & Development, secretaries concerned Commissioner Lahore Division, Chief Executive Officer LESCO, MD NESPAK, MD Sui Northern Gas Pipelines and senior officers attended the meeting through video link from Civil Secretariat.

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