Punjab, KP agree to cooperate for promotion of investments

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Staff Reporter
Lahore

A delegation led by Advisor to Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) on Industries and Commerce

Abdul Kareem Khan called on Provincial Minister for Industries and Commerce Mian Aslam Iqbal at Punjab Board of Investment and Trade (PBIT) here on Tuesday.

Both the sides agreed upon mutual cooperation to enhance partnership and promote local investment.

The two sides exchanged views on the steps taken for the promotion of investment and reforms made in their respective provinces.

On this occasion, the KP CM’s Advisor Abdul Kareem Khan said the Punjab government had taken excellent steps to increase investment opportunities and to facilitate the business community.

“We want to benefit from the experience of Punjab and increase our partnership with Punjab in the industry and trade sector,” he added.

Provincial Minister for Industries and Trade Mian Aslam Iqbal welcomed the KPK delegation to Punjab and assured that the Punjab government would extend all possible cooperation to the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government in the industry and trade sector.

He said the Punjab government had set up 23 small industrial estates in the province and 13 special economic zones were also being established in Punjab.

There were Sahulat and Modal bazaars to provide relief to the masses and one modal bazaar would be set up in each tehsil on a permanent basis, he added.

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