FIEDMC to reserve 100 acres land for LCCI to set up industries in SEZs


Staff Reporter


Chairman Faisalabad Industrial Estate Development and Management Company (FIEDMC) Mian Kashif Ashfaq has said that the company will reserve 100 acre land in its Special Economic Zones (SEZs) for the members of Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) for setting up industrial units to boost economic activities in the country.
In a statement issued here on Monday, Mian Kashif disclosed that an MoU will be inked with LCCI in this regard. He said he had result oriented and fruitful meeting with Almas Hyder, President of LCCI, SVP Khawaja Shahzad, VP Faheem and others.
LCCI delegation under leadership of LCCI President Almas Hyder will visit Special Economic Zones (SEZs) M3 Industrial City and Allama Iqbal Industrial City on September 05and later the delegation will also visit the central office of FIEDMC. It was also agreed that if any LCCI member is interested to buy land in SEZs, he will be given allotment letter on this occasion.
The Chairman FIEDMC said that those interested companies and industries who wanted to start their work immediately or they want to purchase small land, they will be accommodated in M3 Industrial City while those interested parties aspired to work in SEZs under CPEC, they will be given land in Allama Iqbal Industrial City.
He also suggested that a special information desk be set up in LCCI which will extend help to those who want to invest in SEZs or they seek any information, they will be updated on the spot.
Mian Kashif said the good thing is that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government under dynamic leadership of Prime Minister Imran Khan offered a big incentive package to foreign investors in order to gear up economy besides attracting Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in a large volume.
“Investment incentives in Pakistan are diverse and highly business friendly. We offer prospects of co-production and joint ventures with local partners. We are allowing a 100 per cent foreign equity and no limit on repatriation of profits and dividends, particularly in the large scale infrastructure and manufacturing sectors. The most attractive tax concessions and exemptions are also available to specific businesses,” he pointed out.
The Chairman FIEDMC was optimistic that Pakistan is coming out of the economic crunch and entering a new economic phase of development and prosperity under the dynamic leadership of Prime Minister Imran Khan.