Lahore: Punjab Government, with a view to generate opportunities of employment, has decided to establish new industrial estates in the province with the help of Punjab Industrial Estates Development and Management Company (PIEDMC). Chinyot, Wazirabad, Daska, Mianwali and some other areas are under consideration to be developed as industrial estates.
This was stated by Member National Assembly (MNA) Pervez Malik while presiding over a meeting held in the PIE’s city office, here yesterday. He said the Punjab Industrial Estates has showed a wonderful progress.
Earlier in his address, PIE Chairman S M Tanvir said that, besides developing the existing estates, work on new industrial estates was also in progress while the master plan for Bhalwal Industrial Estate had been approved.
These industrial estates under PIE had employed thirty thousand workers so far, he said, adding that over one lakh workers would get jobs after the completion of new industrial estates.
Appreciating the industrial vision of Chief Minister Punjab Mian Shahbaz Sharif, he said new industrial estates were being set up only due to the dedication and supervision of the CM Punjab.
He added that the PIE would soon provide the government with a strategy to establish medium sized industrial estates as well.
Besides different departments’ secretaries, representatives from private and government institutions were also present on the occasion.