Kohat, Karak to have industrial estates soon
Minister for Law, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Imtiaz Shahid Qureshi on Friday said the provincial government will set-up industrial estates each in Kohat and Karak districts where 10,000 skilled youth would be adjusted. Talking to a delegation from Lachi area here at his office, he said the government has identified and allocated 500 acre of land each in Kohat and Karak districts and work on the two estates would soon be started.
He said technical training would be provided to youths to adjust them in new industrial estates, adding that approximately 10,000 skilled youth would get jobs under the programme. The Minister said that the provincial government is also considering to establish airport in Kohat near the new industrial estate to facilitate the local people as well as industrialists.
He said a new era of prosperity and development would usher with the establishment of the two new industrial estates and would improve socio-economic conditions of the people besides providing job opportunities to thousands of youth.