Lahore, December 02, 2020 (PPI-OT): A meeting was held under the chairmanship of Provincial Minister for Industries and Trade Mian Aslam Iqbal in the Committee Room of the Department of Industry and Commerce today. The meeting discussed development issues of Gujranwala’s industrial estates and issues of industrialists. President of Gujranwala Chamber of Commerce and Industry Omar Ashraf, former presidents, Zahoor Malik, Akhlaq Butt, Additional Secretary Industry and Commerce and concerned officers attended the meeting.
The President of Gujranwala Chamber said that we are grateful to the government for providing relief to the industrialists during the Covid 19, and hoped that all the issues of industrial status of Gujranwala would be resolved soon. The provincial minister directed to formulate a plan of action within a week for resolving all the legitimate issues of industrial estates. Provincial Minister for Industries and Trade Mian Aslam Iqbal said that 100% colonization of industrial estates is the policy of the government. He said that new employment opportunities could be created only by speeding up the process of industrialization.
Industrial estates would be set up at appropriate places on Lahore-Sialkot Motorway and Lahore-Multan Motorway. Special Economic Zone and expo centre will be established in Gujranwala. Mian Aslam Iqbal said that the government is taking all necessary steps to provide relief to the industrialists. I will visit Gujranwala next week with a package for industries. Additional Secretary Industry and Commerce, Chairman Board of Management SIE4 Gujranwala, and concerned officers attended the meeting.
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