KARACHI (PR) - Provincial Minister for Industries M A Rauf Siddiqui held a meeting with Chinese manufacturer Zhongshan Changhong. Changhong is seeking to invest in setting up an assembly line plant in Karachi in collaboration with HNC Corporation. HNC Corporation is a consumer electronics manufacturing company engaged in the procurement and assembly of split air conditioners. The meeting discussed the various benefits that the Pakistani Government provides to foreign investors. The Minister provided confidence, assured the delegation of the under control law and order situation and pledged complete support to the Chinese team. The project will be on a very large scale and is expected to provide employment to approximately 2000 people nation wide. Chinese engineers will also train the local labor in the operations process and provide technical support. The delegation members from Changhong included Senior Vice President Mr. Frank Teng, Manager Overseas market Ms Susie and Company Engineer Li Shenglin. Directors of the HNC Corporation Mr Omer Lakhani and Mr Humayun Aslam were also present on the occasion. The Government of Pakistan is actively seeking to attract investment from such investors to promote economic development, bring in foreign exchange and generate employment and is willing to provide investors with maximum support and benefit. Provincial Minister for Industries Rauf Siddiqui has assured the Companys delegation, which called on him recently, to provide land for the plant in Export Promotion Zone in Bin Qasim, Karachi, said spokesman of the ministry. Humayun Aslam, Director of HNC Corporation, said that the Chinese company would make investment here in collaboration with his company, which itself deals in electronic appliances. The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the investment may be signed sometime next month, he said.As per talks, the Company would manufacturer 10,000-15,000 units of split air conditioners, 3,000-4,000 units of refrigerators and 2-2.5 million units of televisions in first year of its commissioning, he said. The project will be on a very large scale and was expected to provide employment to approximately 2,000 people in the country. Chinese engineers will also train the local labour in the operations process and provide technical support, he added.