Japanese envoy, Federal Minister talks on Textile City

Trade and industry

ISLAMABAD: Japanese ambassador, Hiroshi OE and Federal Minister for Textile Industry, Makhdoom Shahabuddin discussed the prospects of Pakistan Textile City, a recent project launched by the Ministry.

Hiroshi said Pakistan has huge potential and the idea of Textile City was very attractive. He vowed to meet the Japanese businessmen and to persuade them to make investments in this project. He showed keen interest in visiting the site of the project.

During the course of discussion, Shahabuddin said the basic idea of the project was to facilitate and boost textile industry and to get maximum foreign direct investment in this sector.

He highlighted development work was in progress and all state of art facilities and amenities like, wide roads, support industry, uninterrupted gas and water supply, hospitals, schools and effluent treatment plant, would be provided to the investors.

He said it would be an international standard zone for textile industry and provide a wonderful opportunity to both foreign and local entrepreneurs. It will help to increase the exports significantly as more than 277 new units will be established on 1,250 acres of Textile City.

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