Govt to fully facilitate Chinese Companies in SEZs

Prime Minister Imran Khan ordered the authorities to provide all the possible resources of land, electricity and gas for the chinese investment companies to invest in Pakistan and populate the Special Economic Zones (SEZs).

“Pakistan needs investment to accelerate industrialization,it is critical to create maximum employment opportunities for our growing population, 65% of which is under the age of 35”, he said in the meeting arranged for Chinese investment in the Special Economics Zones.

 Out of the total of 27 SEZs in the country, work on five SEZs including Dhabeji in Sindh, Rashakai in KPK, Bostan in Balochistan, Allama Iqbal Industrial City in Punjab, and Gwadar in Balochistan was working at its max pace. He was also told that an effective one window operation facility was being set up at each of these SEZs along with a Facilitation Center at China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Authority to resolve all issues of the potential Chinese investors under one roof.

Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan Nong Rong, Federal Ministers Shaukat Tarin, Makhdoom Khusro Bakhtiar, Asad Umar, Muhammad Hammad Aztar, Advisor on Commerce Abdul Razzak Dawood, Special Assistant to PM on CPEC Affairs Khalid Mansoor and senior officers concerned were a part of the meeting.