Lahore: Senior Advisor to Punjab Chief Minister, Senator Sardar Zufliqar Ali Khan Khosa has said that due to incapability and corruption of federal government, national institutions were ruined and industries closed. He said that President Zardari and his corrupt gang are responsible for rendering lakhs of people jobless. He said that Punjab Chief Minister, Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif set excellent example of good governance by completing record development projects in a short period. He said that Punjab government is providing tax free zone and best environment for investors which will leave positive impacts on country’s economy.
He was addressing the foundation stone laying ceremony of a plant and inaugurating Coca Cola Company Greenfield Project at Industrial Estate Multan. MNA Pervaiz Malik, Rana Mahmood ul Hassan, Country Manager Coca Cola Rizwan Khan, Chairman Industrial Estate Ahsan Tanvir and PML-N leaders were present on the occasion. Sirdar Zulfiqar Ali Khan Khosa said that setting up of new industries is the only way to eliminate unemployment from the country and Chief Minister Punjab have set up seven industrial estates and provided modern infrastructure and facilities for this purpose so that the wheel of country’s economy could be moved. He said that industrialists and farmers are facing problems due to wrong policies of federal government, however, provincial government is providing facilities to them at its own level. Senior Advisor informed that the work on the project of industrial estate in Vehari is going on speedily so that the sense of deprivation and unemployment could be removed. He said that due to country’s situation, foreign investment has decreased. However, the law and order situation in Punjab is better due to which the industrialists were encouraged, he added.
Earlier, addressing the function, Country Manager Coca Cola Rizwan Khan told that Coca Cola is investing rupees seven billion in Multan whereas during next three months, an investment of 379 million dollars will be made. He told that the plant at Multan is equipped with modern production equipment and storage facility whereas company has also invested Rs.40 lakh with the assistance of City District Government Multan for renovation of Alamdar College, Qila Kuhna Qasim Bagh and construction of food street. At the end of the function, Senior Advisor Sirdar Zulfiqar Ali Khosa along with PML-N leaders laid foundation stone of Green Field Project.