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PM Directs to complete establishment of economic zones on priority basis

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has directed to complete establishment of economic zones on priority basis and promote mutual coordination and cooperation among concerned departments to remove impediments in this regard.

He was chairing a meeting in Islamabad today (Wednesday) regarding progress made so far on the establishment of Special Economic Zones in Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Speaking on the occasion, the Prime Minister said completion of economic zones will further facilitate the business community in doing business.

He said expedited economic activities will not only strengthen Pakistan’s economy but also create job opportunities for the youth. He said facilitating business community is the top priority of the government.

The Prime Minister was informed that work on Allama Iqbal Industrial City Faisalabad will be completed by the end of this year, while Quaid-e-Azam Apparel Park and Bahawalpur Industrial Estate projects be completed by March next year.

He was told that the Rashakai Economic Zone will be completed by June next year.

Imran Khan was told that the establishment of new business zones in various districts of Punjab will create employment opportunities to hundreds of thousands of young people.