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  • Rs500 million for Gadoon estate uplift

    SWABI: Speaker of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly Asad Qaisar on Thursday announced Rs500 million funding for different projects in the Gadoon Amazai Industrial Estate...

    He visited the estate along with labour and public health engineering minister Shah Farman and MPAs Abdul Karim, Shiraz Khan and Ayesha Naeem...

  • Phase II of Rahim Yar Khan industrial estate to be complete soon

    LAHORE: The second phase of the 456-acre Rahim Yar Khan Industrial Estate (RYKIE) would be completed soon and an independent grid station would be set up to facilitate investors, PIEDMC Chairman Rizwan Khalid Butt said on Friday...

    Talking to a group of investors from Rahim Yar Khan, the Punjab Industrial Estates Development and Management Company (PIEDMC) said a consultancy firm has prepared feasibility report for approval of the...

  • Five years on RYK industrial estate yet to be completed

    RAHIM YAR KHAN: The Rahim Yar Khan Industrial Estate (RYKIE) has not been completed despite a delay of five years...

    Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif had in 2011 inaugurated the Rs2 billion project at Chak 5-NP on the national highway near Sadiqabad for the establishment of an industrial zone on 456 acres in southern Punjab...

  • RYK industrial estate to be operational next month

    LAHORE: Punjab Industrial Estates Development and Management Company Chairman S M Tanveer on Tuesday said the Rahim Yar Khan Industrial Estate would be operational by August 2015...

    He said 450 acres industrial estate in RYK was near completion and it would initially be supplied with six megawatt electricity for industrial activity...

  • Farmers protest land acquisition for industrial estate

    GUJRAT: Scores of farmers and landowners from different villages along the Gujrat-Sargodha road on Wednesday staged a demonstration in front of the district government complex against a proposal to acquire land for the establishment of phase II of the industrial estate area...

    At least 480 acres of agricultural land between Saroki and Sheikh Sukha along Sargodha Road have been earmarked by the local land revenue department and...

  • Bostan Industrial Estate declared economic zone

    QUETTA: The Balochis­tan government on Monday declared Bostan Industrial Estate (BIE) an economic zone, making it a part of the western route of China-Pakistan Economic Corr­idor (CPEC)...

    Mr Bizenjo said Balo­chistan would take the benefit of industrial development when local raw materials would be utilised in the industries and jobs will be available for local people...

  • Cabinet to okay funds for Rashkai industrial estate

    PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa cabinet will approve funds for the acquisition of 1,600 acres land for the Rashkai industrial estate in its next meeting, said Chief Minister Mehmood Khan on Wednesday...

    The chief minister said the government was also working to open the Rashkai industrial zone spread over 1,000 acres in near future...

  • Gadoon labourers seek protection of rights

    SWABI: Largely unaware of the May Day, the labour class of Gadoon Amazai Industrial Estate has complained that they are not being paid by the industrialists according to the minimum wage award announced by the government...

    In a chat with this correspondent at the Gadoon estate on Thursday, the workers spoke about problems being faced by them, alleging that they were being exploited by the entrepreneurs...

  • Gadoon industrialists storm grid station against blackout

    SWABI: Entrepreneurs of Gadoon Amazai Estate (GAIE) here on Tuesday stormed the estate grid station and forcibly stopped the electricity supply on three feeders, which was allegedly done at the behest of PTI lawmakers, due to which the industrial estate and its residential colonies faced a prolonged blackout...

    The call for protest was given by Gadoon Industrial Association (GIA) and the protesting industrialists were led by its...

  • Gadoon area gradually losing forest cover

    SWABI: Forests in Gadoon Amazai mountainous areas need urgent steps for their conservation to protect the greenery and environment of the area, which has been badly harmed during the last two decades...

    Elders of Gadoon belt say that they haven’t seen any efforts to improve and protect the forests over last several decades...

  • Power outages in Gadoon to increase unemployment

    SWABI: Gadoon Amazai Indusial Estate (GAIE) entrepreneurs have expressed concern over the nine-hour power loadshedding instead of the scheduled six hours daily as promised by the government, saying that they would be unable to meet demand of their clients due to the unscheduled outages...

    They warned that the prolonged power cuts in Gadoon would also increase unemployment...

  • China finds Pakistan open for business at first industrial fair

    LAHORE: “Chinese companies are considering shifting their industrial units to Pakistan,” said Federal Minister for Commerce and Textile Pervaiz Malik on Saturday...

    The three-day expo has attracted participation of as many as 200 Chinese businesspersons, representing several industrial units manufacturing electrical, mechanical and other sorts of machinery, including electric automobiles...

  • Pakistan's military industrial base is better than India's: Gen Sarath Chand

    Pakistan's military industrial base is "better" than India's, said India's Vice Chief of Army Staff (VCOAS) Lieutenant General Sarath Chand, as he "slammed" the performance of ordnance factories at home, Times of India reported...

    According to the Indian daily, Chand said on Tuesday that "Pakistan probably has a better industrial base, as far as defence production is concerned, than our country," adding that Pakistan exported more...

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