Special incentives in SEZs: Aslam


A delegation of Faisalabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry led by its President Rana Sikandar-e-Aazam called on Provincial Minister for Industries and Trade Mian Aslam Iqbal at Civil Secretariat here on Tuesday.
The delegation apprised the minister of problems facing the local industry of Faisalabad. Provincial Minister Ajmal Cheema, Advisor to CM Umer Farooq and officers of the Industry Department were also present in the meeting. While talking to the delegation, the provincial Minister Mian Aslam Iqbal said that EXPO centre on the land of 50 acres will be established in Faisalabad. He said that Faisalabad was a big industrial city of the country and the establishment of EXPO centre is much needed.
This EXPO centre will provide the platform for the exhibition of the local production. Provincial Minister directed MD PSIC to visit small industrial estate at Sargodha Road and resolve all the issues. Mian Aslam Iqbal said that a proposal of shifting Ghalla Mandhi and its related industry out of the city will be reviewed. The consultation process for promoting industrialization and to control the price hike will be continued.
He said that it was necessary to carry on the wheel of industry, if it, stop then people will have to face difficulties. He said, ‘I’ll continue to perform my effective role to solve the problems of industrialists’. Special Economic Zones were being set up in the province and these will help to change the economic condition of the Punjab. Work will be done speedily on this project, he added. The minister said that Prime Minister Imran Khan will inaugurate Quaid-e-Azam Apparel Park near Motorway in Sheikhupura in March.
He said that special incentives will be given to industrialists in the special economic zone and plots for setting up industrial units will also be given at subsidized rates.