Govt to Establish a New Modern Airport near Faisalabad
- The Federal Parliamentary Secretary will establish a new and modern airport adjacent to Allama Iqbal Industrial City.
- Govt is planning to make Faisalabad Industrial Estate Development and Management Company more autonomous.
- A Special Economic Zone in Faisalabad will provide investment opportunities for employment opportunities to the locals.
The Federal Parliamentary Secretary for Railways noticed that there is a need for an airport in Allama Iqbal Industrial City to cater to the needs of the business community.
Mian Farrukh Habib expressed his views while visiting the camp office of Faisalabad Industrial Estate Development and Management Company (FIEDMC).
He said the government will take all necessary measures to make FIEDMC more autonomous so that other departments’ interference can be curtailed to the minimum.
He further said that the government will lay the foundation of a new and modern airport soon. The new airport will be established next to Allama Iqbal Industrial City and provide ease traveling and cargo facilities for the local and foreign industrialists.
The Federal Parliamentary Secretary was of the view that establishing a Special Economic Zone in Faisalabad will be helpful in making Pakistan prosperous.
Besides investment opportunities for young and new entrepreneurs, it will also provide 500,000 to 600,000 employment opportunities to the locals.
The Chairman of FIEDMC Mian Kashif Ashfaq suggested that special desks of the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) and Board of Investment (BOI) in Allama Iqbal Industrial City be formed.
The Chairman said a special office for issuance of visas to industrialists should be formed as well. He asked for the initiation of shuttle service from Railway Station to this industrial city.
The parliamentary secretary assured the Chairman of FIEDMC and vowed that maximum facilities will be provided in this regard.
The government is taking all steps to industrialize the province of Punjab and create maximum jobs through industrialization.
The Chairman of FIEDMC underscored that the government is making efforts to ensure business and investment-friendly environment in Pakistan.