From Business Correspondent
RAWALPINDI: Eight new Industrial estates are being set up in the province to facilitate private sector investors, said Chairman Investment Board Punjab Sardar Tanveer Ilyass here yesterday.
Talking to media persons during his visit to Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry(RCCI), he said that every possible step would be taken for betterment of the business community and Chamber bodies of the province would be taken on board to boost the trade activities.
The Chairman said that problems being faced by traders and industrialists at Rawat Industrial Estate would be resolved, adding the construction of Kalar-syeda road and installation of grid station at the zone would be ensured.
Sardar said that steps were being taken to increase exports by giving incentives to local investors,adding reforms had been introduced for broadening the tax net as no country’s economy could be flourished without it.
He said that Punjab Investment Board had been striving to give maximum facilities to traders and industrialists. On the occasion, the Chairman said that Prime Minister had taken notice of the increased rate of gas bill and issue would be resolved at the earliest. He said that private sector input to increase productivity and expand access to finance would be considered.