LAHORE: Punjab Minister for Industry, Trade and Investment Mian Aslam Iqbal has said that a comprehensive plan should be prepared for the promotion of small industries. Addressing a meeting at the Civil Secretariat on Thursday, he said providing relief to people, reducing poverty and unemployment, and creating new employment opportunities is the agenda of the incumbent government. The minister said no stone would be left unturned to complete the agenda. “Small industries are the backbone of the national economy and the role of Punjab Small Industries Corporation for promotion of small industries is very important,” he said. Iqbal said that the establishment of small industries on both sides of Lahore-Sialkot motorway should be focused.
Published in The Express Tribune, August 31st, 2018.