Textile City Project – pre-launch event
Pakistan Textile City Limited organized a Project PreLaunch event. Federal Minister for Textile Industry, Makhdoom Shahabuddin was the Chief Guest on the occasion. Others included leading textile industrialists, foreign diplomats and heads of textile associations.
The event generated keen interest in the Textile City project. The Textiles affirmed that Textile City would be a key to the revival of the textile sector in Pakistan and would help to enhance exports. The Minister offered complete support from the government in making the Textile City a benchmark industrial zone.
The CEO of Pakistan Textile City, Zaheer A Hussain briefed the gathering on the details and current status of the project located in the Eastern Industrial Zone at Port Qasim. Commencement of sales of plots from mid-July 2011 was also announced on the occasion.
Zaheer A Hussain said the launch would boost the growth of value added textiles in Pakistan and benefit local and foreign investors to effectively optimize their return on investment. Advisor to the Prime Minister on Textiles, Dr Mirza Ikhtiar Baig and Advisor to Chief Minister of Sindh on Investment, Zubair Motiwala provided additional details about the project and its expected impact on growth of the industry