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Sindh Govt has spent Rs 2.5 billion in industrial zones of Karachi


Atta Ur Rehman KhanWeb Editor & Columnist

04th Mar, 2020. 07:38 pm
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Sindh Govt has spent Rs 2.5 billion to improve infrastructure in industrial zones and CM Sindh Murad Ali Shah is personally looking after its process.

According to a press release, Provincial Minister of Sindh for Industries and Commerce & Cooperative Department and Anti-Corruption Jam Ikramullah Dharejo said this while presiding over a meeting of the Industries Department in his office today (Wednesday).

Provincial Minister Jam Ikramullah Dharejo has said that the government is serious in improving infrastructure in Sindh industrial zones and Chief Minister Sindh Syed Murad Ali Shah is taking a personal interest in it, has approved Rs one billion more for the improvement of infrastructure in these industrial zones.

The meeting was attended by Secretary Industries Abdul Ghani Sahato and other officers. Briefing the meeting, Secretary Industries Abdul Ghani Sahato said that Korangi Industrial Trading Estate was given Rs 834.091 million, Federal B Area Industrial Trading Estate Rs 247.889 million, Landhi Industrial Trading Estate Rs 573.410 million, North Karachi Trading Estate was given Rs. 530.579 million and  Rs 277.396 million was given to Pakistan Tanners Association.

Addressing the meeting, Provincial Minister Jam Ikramullah Dharejo said that due to the problems of industrial zones, more one billion rupees had been approved for the improvement of infrastructure and hopefully after the use of the said amount, these zones would be much more in regard of infrastructure.

He said that it was regrettable that the federal government received revenue from Sindh but did not cooperate in terms of electricity, gas, and water.

Jam Ikramullah Dharejo said that the federal government should address the problems of the industrialists immediately so that the wheels of the industry could run and new employment opportunities could be available.

He said that the Sindh government is ready to cooperate with Sindh industrialists and investors at all levels to provide new employment opportunities in Sindh.

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