‘KP chalks out new in­dus­trial pol­icy’


PE­SHAWAR—Khy­ber Pakhtunkhwa Se­nior Min­is­ter for Ir­ri­ga­tion, Sikan­dar Hayat Khan Sher­pao has said the pro­vin­cial gov­ern­ment has de­vised a new in­dus­trial pol­icy to give more and more fa­cil­i­ties to the in­dus­tri­al­ists adding that the in­vestors should take full ad­van­tage from the said in­cen­tives pack­age. He ex­pressed th­ese views while pre­sid­ing over a high level meet­ing of all in­dus­tries in Pe­shawar on Wed­nes­day. He said the youth would be given train­ing in the Pak­istan-China Eco­nomic Cor­ri­dor Plan so that new op­por­tu­ni­ties of em­ploy­ment could be gen­er­ated and in­dus­trial sec­tor could progress ac­cord­ingly.

The meet­ing aimed at seek­ing sug­ges­tions from in­dus­tri­al­ists and traders for devel­op­ment of in­dus­tries in the prov­ince. It in­cluded im­ple­men­ta­tion on in­dus­tries pol­icy of 2016, re­vival of new and old in­dus­tries, cre­at­ing fa­cil­i­ties for es­tab­lish­ment of new in­dus­tries, de­ci­sion about flats of work­ers wel­fare board, de­crease in fees for reg­is­tra­tion of flats for in­dus­tries, ac­cess of lo­cally man­u­fac­tured in­dus­trial goods to the mar­ket and mat­ters per­tain­ing to mar­ble and gem­stones’ lab­o­ra­to­ries and cut­ting ma­chines also came un­der dis­cus­sion on this oc­ca­sion.

Spe­cial As­sis­tant to Chief Min­is­ter on In­dus­tries Ab­dul Ka­reem Khan, Sec­re­tary In­dus­tries Aftab Ak­bar Dur­rani, Chair­man Sarhad Devel­op­ment Au­thor­ity Sajid Khan Jadoon, Man­ag­ing Di­rec­tor Small In­dus­trial Board, Rasheed Khan Painda Khel, MD TEVTA Amir La­teef, Chief Ex­ec­u­tive Of­fi­cer Khy­ber Pakhtunkhwa In­dus­trial Board, Nazeer Ah­mad Awan, Pres­i­dent Khy­ber Pakhtunkhwa Cham­ber of Com­merce Zul­fiqar Ali Khan, Pres­i­dent In­dus­tries As­so­ci­a­tion Pe­shawar Ghaz­an­fer Bilour.

KARACHI: Min­is­ter of State/Chair­per­son Be­nazir In­come Sup­port Pro­gramme, Marvi Me­mon be­ing pre­sented a plaque by Javed Jab­bar at Mar­con 2016 held by Mar­ket­ing As­so­ci­a­tion of Pak­istan.

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