By Rana Ghulam Haider
Sahiwal?: Commissioner Sahiwal Division Ali Bahadur Qazi has said that eradication of poverty and unemployment from the country is not possible without industrial development. Invest in so that the country can grow rapidly. He said this while talking to a delegation of newly elected officials of Sahiwal Chamber including President of the Chamber Sheikh Basharat Nadeem, Chairman Democratic Group Sheikh Azmat Saleem and members of the Executive Committee Muhammad Kashif Riaz, Sheikh Abdul Basit and Asif Iqbal. Mubashir Hayat and Irfan Ahmad Chughtai were present. Additional Commissioner Coordination Shafiq Ahmed Dogar was also present in the meeting. The Commissioner congratulated the newly elected officials and appreciated the services of the Chamber in the development of the region. He assured that the administration would extend full cooperation in resolving the issues faced by the local industrialists so that the establishment of new industries could be expedited. Sahiwal Chamber President Sheikh Basharat Nadeem demanded early availability of space for setting up a new industrial estate so that basic facilities for new industries could be made available to local industrialists. Commissioner Ali Bahadur Qazi assured all possible cooperation in securing the site for the new industrial estate and directed Deputy Commissioner Sahiwal to complete the work of identifying the official site as soon as possible so as to pave the way for the establishment of the industrial estate. He also stressed the need to make the most of the GPS Plus status provided by the European Union and increase exports to Europe.