Secretary Industries and Commerce Punjab Lt. (Rtd) Sohail Ashraf visited the industrial Estates Allama Iqbal Industrial City and M3 Industrial Estate of the Faisalabad Industrial Estate and Development Management Company and inspected the development works. CEO FIEDMC Muhammad Tanveer Jabbar gave a briefing regarding the construction of a grid station and other development works, including the construction of the boundary wall of M3 Allama Iqbal Industrial City, effluent treatment plant, one-window facility, and Rescue 1122 facility. The Secretary of Industries and Commerce Sohail Ashraf expressed his satisfaction over the speed of development works and said that the government will provide full support to run the affairs of FIEDMC and that the company should carry out all its affairs in a transparent manner.
The Secretary later visited the head office of FIEDMC and reviewed the issues of Special Economic Zones in a meeting held there. Chairman FIEDMC Wasim Afzal gave a detailed briefing about the industrial units set up in the industrial Estates. Deputy Commissioner Faisalabad also attended the meeting. Secretary Industries and Commerce Sohail Ashraf, while addressing the meeting said that Special Economic Zones are engines of economic development and all possible facilities are being provided here to the local and foreign investors. World-class industrial infrastructure is provided in the Special Economic Zones. Secretary Industries and Commerce directed to speed up the pace of development work in industrial centers.
During the meeting, the Secretary also took stock of void plots, prices of plots, pending dues by the industries, and provision of electricity and gas and other ancillary facilities.