PESHAWAR: Special Assistant to KP CM on Industries, Commerce and Focal Person for Investment Abdul Karim Khan Tordher has said that the provincial government has planned the establishment of 19 new industrial estates under the auspices of Small Industries Development Board to generate employment opportunities at local level.
He was addressing on the occasion of inaugurating seven new industrial units and infrastructure including provision of gas and tree plantation campaign in Small Industries Estate, Kohat, said a press release issued here on Wednesday.
Besides, Commissioner Kohat, Javed Marwat, Managing Director (MD) Small Industries Development Board (SIDB), Syed Zafar Ali Shah, MPA Ziaullah Bangash, President Kohat Chamber of Commerce and Industries, Rashid Paracha, industrialists Younas Khattak were also present on the occasion.
The Special Assistant said that the role of educational institutions is inevitable in industrial development. He said that educational institutions have research based reports regarding decay and development of industries that could be utilized.
Commissioner Kohat, Javed Marwat urged on local investors to make investment in their own district to usher socio-economic uplift in the area.
Similarly, MD SIDB, Syed Zafar Ali Shah said that on the directives of the provincial government, steps are being taken for industrial development and said that Kohat Industrial Estate has been revived within a short period of four months. He further said that basic facilities like water, electricity and gas are being provided to industrialists, which are inevitable for industrial growth.
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