The government of Sindh has decided to set up a new industrial zone NKATI 2 to facilitate in the industrialisation.
According to sources the government has decided to expedite the work on the proposal for setting up of North Karachi Association of Trade & Industry-2 (NKATI-2).
This was stated by the provincial Minister of Information and Local Government, Syed Nasir Hussain Shah, during a meeting with a delegation led by Faisal Moiz Khan, president of NKATI, SVP Shabir Ismail and Syed Yasir Hussain, chairman of the sub-committee on local bodies.
To ensure the availability of adequate water to the proposed industrial zone MD of Water Board has been instructed to make all the arrangements to ensure uninterrupted supply of water to the industries.
Faisal Moiz Khan informed the provincial minister about the problems being faced by the industrialists and said that production activities were being severely affected due to non-supply of water to North Karachi industries.
“The Sindh government should set up a new industrial zone like North Karachi Industrial Zone to promote industries so that more and more new industries could be set up and vast employment opportunities could be created,” he suggested.
Moreover the NKATI president said that industrialists would extend all possible cooperation to the Sindh government to increase production activities and promote industries.