ISLAMABAD: SAPM on CPEC affairs, Khalid Mansoor visited Rashakai Special Economic Zone (SEZ) today, to review the progress of the development of the zone.
He was received by Advisor to CM KP on Industries and CEO of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Economic Zones Development and Management Company (KPEZDMC).
Senior officials of KPEZMC & China Road & Bridge Company (CRBC) briefed about the progress of the development of the Zone. It was informed that provision of utilities, like electricity & gas, was progressing as per agreed timelines.
Other necessary infrastructure was also being put in place & the work was progressing smoothly.
It was also informed that 8 enterprises had been allotted industrial plots while a large number of investors had indicated their interest & applied for allotment of industrial plots.
The SAPM directed developers to make a marketing plan for Rashakai SEZ to attract quality investments in the zone. He emphasized the need for vocational training of locals to meet the future skilled manpower requirement of industries in the SEZ.
SAPM also visited the construction site of the Steel factory by Century Steel, which is the first enterprise to have started its construction activity in this CPEC Special Economic Zone.