Lahore, September 08, 2020 (PPI-OT): Chief Minister Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar chaired a meeting at Punjab assembly here on Tuesday about easing the process of setting up new cement factories in the province. The CM directed to make easy the complicated and lengthy process of establishing cement factories as PTI government is creating ease of doing business. The easy process of establishing cement factories will boost investment and new job opportunities, he added. He directed to link the issuance of NOC for establishing a cement factory with the timeline as some departments unnecessarily delay the issuance of NOCs.
The issuance of NOC in the minimum of time should be ensured under rules and regulations, the CM added. He also directed to constitute a supervisory committee to present its recommendations for easing the process and issuance of NOCs. He reiterated that investors will be provided every facility and action will be initiated against the concerned officials for any unnecessary delay. I will personally review all matters after every 15 days, the CM added.
The CM was told that 23 applications have been submitted to the Punjab government for establishing new cement plants and a portal has also been developed by the industries department. Provincial Minister Mian Aslam Iqbal, ACS (U and I), secretaries of irrigation, industries, mines and mineral, environment and community development departments and others attended the meeting.
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Directorate General Public Relations
Government of the Punjab