LAHORE - Punjab Board of Investment & Trade (PBIT) shall assist Gujranwala Chambers of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) in nominating foreign technology partners for a coal gasification plant wherein GCCI shall nominate a consortium of companies for the same.

The nominated consortium of companies together with the proposed technology partners shall work to develop on-site coal gasification solutions for industrial units. This was announced during a visit of senior officials from PBIT to Gujranwala Chambers of Commerce where members of the GCCI expressed their concerns on the worsening energy crisis. On this occasion, GCCI President Malik Zhaeer thanked the Vice Chairman PBIT Dr Miftah Ismail and his team comprising Dr Sajid Yoosufani, Dr Habib Gillani, Waqas bin Najeeb and Moazzam Husain for visiting GCCI hence initiating a series of important interactions between both the organisation for developing business climate in Punjab and supporting trade from this region.

PBIT team shared investment opportunities in agro processing, dairy, poultry and meat processing sectors with the members of Gujranwala Chamber of Commerce and assured support and facilitation to the investors for the said projects. Member National Assembly Bashir Virik, Addl. Secretary Livestock, and DG Gujranwala Development Authority were also present at the occasion.