FAISALABAD: The PTI government is actively working on a new textile package to enhance exports.
This was disclosed by newly-elected parliamentarians, including Farrukh Habib, Raja Riaz Ahmed, Khurram Shahzad,
Nawab Sher Waseer and Faizullah Kamoka, in a reception hosted by the Faisalabad Dry Port Trust (FDPT) in their
honour here Saturday.
They said:" We are duty bound to resolve issues being confronted by the city in general and the business community in particular.We will make efforts in and outside the assemblies."
They said that work on the textile package was in a final stage and might be announced the next week.
They said that the payment of refund had been pending for the last many years and hopefully it would also be settled once for all by December 2018.
They also assured that the railway level crossing of the Faisalabad Dry Port Trust would be opened very soon. In this connection, Railways Minister Sheikh Rasheed will be invited to visit Faisalabad as early as possible.
Earlier, in his welcome address, Chaudhry Mushtaq Ali Cheema, Chairman Faisalabad Dry Port Trust, congratulated
the newly-elected parliamentarians and hoped that they would come up to expectations of the business community.
Later, a documentary on FDPT was screened while founding chairman of Faisalabad Dry Port Trust Mian Muhammad
Lateef gave a detailed presentation on problems of exporters.
Trustees of Faisalabad Dry Port Trust Amir Khurshid and Shahid Nazeer also spoke.