LAHORE -- Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar on Friday chaired 3rd meeting of Special Economic Zone Authority Punjab at his office here.
The meeting approved adoption of different steps to expedite industrialisation process in the province.
The meeting also approved the establishment of a special economic zone in Lahore in the private sector and the chief minister said the SEZ would be established on 231 acres of land, while the foundation stone of Quaid-e-Azam Apparel Park project would be laid in the next month.
The meeting also approved giving status of a special economic zone to Allama Iqbal Industrial City Faisalabad that would consist of over 4,000 acres of land to create around 2.5 lakh employment opportunities.
The meeting also decided to give the status of special economic zone to an industrial estate in Bahawalpur, which would be established at an area of 483 acres adding that industrialisation process would be expedited in southern Punjab.