LDA urged to stop conversion plan of KK Industrial Estate
LAHORE—President of the Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry has urged the Lahore Development Authority (LDA) to stop the conversion plan of Kahna Kacha Industrial Estate into residential colony. The LCCI President Sheikh Muhammad Arshad said that the LCCI fear has come true and thousands industrialists & industrial have taken to the streets and staged massive protest against LDA policies. It is pertinent to mention here that hundreds of industrialists and workers on Monday blocked main Ferozepur Road, burnt tyres and chanted slogans against government for allowing LDA to establish residential colony at Kahna Kacha Industrial Estate.
“Unfortunately, LDA officials have never bothered to take the Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry and industrialists of the area on board and put the survival of hundreds industrialists and thousands industrial workers on stake with a one stroke of pen”, he said. He said that at present when entire world is talking about industrial expansion to win the global market, LDA is utilizing its all energies for deindustrialisation, which would ultimately hit the national economy hard.