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Chinese Company To Design Apparel Park In Punjab

Apparel Park in PunjabAn agreement has been signed between China Textile Network Company Limited (CNTEX), specialised in apparel and textile industry and Punjab Industrial Estates (PIE) Development and Management Company for planning and designing of the Quaid-e-Azam Apparel Park in Punjab. The project would be providing all necessary facilities to textile and garments sector under one-roof, chairman of the Punjab company SM Tanveer said.

According to the contract, detailed designing of infrastructure works, power plant, grid stations and Combined Effluent Treatment Plant (CETP) for establishment of the Quaid-e-Azam Apparel Park near Sheikhupura would be carried out.

The company’s board of directors also approved the Chinese company as a consultant for the apparel park, Tanveer said. The Punjab Industrial Estates was actively pursuing the dream of Punjab chief minister, Shahbaz Sharif of turning it into the most modern project of its kind in South Asia.

The company has already designed the mega apparel/industrial projects in China such as Suzhou Textile and Clothing Industrial Base having 4,000 acres area, establishment of the Textile Industrial Park in Xianyang having an area of 2,500 acres and establishment of light industrial park in the Inner Mongolia region.

Tanveer hoped that the China Textile Network Company would also serve in marketing and promotion of the Quaid-e-Azam Apparel Park project worldwide.

The project will also be generating thousands of job opportunities and increase exports, which will ultimately strengthen national economy.

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