Textile sector backbone of economy

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Staff Reporter

Lahore

Punjab Minister for Industries, Trade and Information Mian Aslam Iqbal has said that the textile sector is a backbone of national economy, exports can be enhanced by strengthening this sector.
“Problems faced by textile sector are being solved on priority basis. The biggest and state-of-the-art expo center on the land of 70 acres is being set up in M-3 industrial estate Faisalabad. This export-oriented project will be completed vigorously.”
The Provincial Minister stated this while talking to a delegation of All Pakistan Textile Exporters Association (APTEA) headed by President APTEA Khurram Mukhtar which called on him here on Monday.
President of the Association apprised the Minister about the problems faced by industrial sector.
While assuring redressal of genuine problems of industrial sector, Mian Aslam said that the PTI government will leave no stone unturned to strengthen this sector.
Steps taken for ease of doing business are yielding results, local and foreign investors coming to Punjab for investment, he added.
He said that facilities are being provided to industrialists and investors and tax collection system being made easier.

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