Efforts to promote industries

Published February 18, 2015
KARACHI: Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs, Sheikh Aftab Ahmed visiting Pak Steel. — INP
KARACHI: Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs, Sheikh Aftab Ahmed visiting Pak Steel. — INP

KARACHI: Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Sheikh Aftab Ahmed has said that the government is making all-out efforts to promote export-based industries.

During a visit to the Export Processing Zones Authority (EPZA) head office, the minister emphasised the need for reviving sick industrial units for quick results.

The minister said that all stakeholders are being taken on board for an early resolution of issues and for framing a workable policy and strategy.

Sheikh Aftab Ahmed instructed the officials of EPZA to make efforts for attracting local and foreign investment in export processing zones.

Earlier, EPZA chairman Dr Mohammad Khawar Jameel gave an overview of the operations at different zones working under EPZA.

During his visit to Pakistan Steel here on Tuesday, Aftab Ahmed assured maximum support for the revival and expansion of the mills.

Published in Dawn, February 18th, 2015

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