New industrial estate to be built in Gujrat: Shafay

By Our Correspondent
June 25, 2024
Provincial Minister for Industry and Commerce Chaudhry Shafay Hussain gestures while speaking in an interview. — APP/File

LAHORE:Provincial Minister for Industry and Commerce Chaudhry Shafay Hussain presided over a meeting held in the committee room of Industries and Commerce Department, in which the colonisation and development issues of 23 small industrial estates of Punjab were reviewed.

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It was decided in the meeting that the new industrial estate would be built on non-agricultural land in Gujrat. The provincial minister instructed the district administration of Gujrat to identify a suitable land in the next four days and said that a place should be identified for the industrial estate where electricity transmission and gas pipeline is available nearby. He said that the new industrial estate in Gujrat would increase economic activities.

The provincial minister said that the establishment of new factories in Punjab would create employment opportunities. The government is following an effective strategy to speed up the process of industrialisation in the province. PSIC MD Sidra Younas, Senior Economic Adviser Javed Iqbal and Irrigation officers attended the meeting while ADCR Gujrat attended the meeting through a video link.

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