LAHORE - An autonomous company would be set up for speedy implementation of Quaid-e-Azam Apparel Park project , decided a high-level meeting chaired by Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif here Sunday.
The Chief Minister said the apparel park project was important to promote textile sector and directed for speedy execution of the project spanning over 1500 acres of land near Motorway-2. He cited the project would accelerate economic activities in the province, besides providing millions of jobs and generating billions of rupees revenue annually.
Shahbaz said the Chinese company Shendong Ruyi Group making investment in the apparel park , would not only extend technical cooperation but also ensure technology transfer that would strengthen textile sector to get optimum benefit from GSP Plus status. In his briefing, the Punjab Industries Department Secretary said the process of acquiring land for the park had been completed. Punjab Industries Minister Chaudhry Muhammad Shafiq, MPA Dr. Ayesha Ghaus Pasha, Punjab Chief Secretary, Additional Chief Secretary, Commissioner Lahore Division and officers concerned attended the meeting.