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Govt plans policies to boost textile industry

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Jun '07
Mushtaq Ali Cheema, Federal Minister for Textile Industry, while attending a press meet on June 4, said that Government has decided to enforce policies to boost the textile industry's export.

In order to face competition in the international market efficiently, the industry need to pay heed towards the development of skill, enhance productivity, manufacturing cost reduction.

The Textile Minister emphasized that the textile industry should organize itself and attract big investors or orders from abroad, so that the weaving sector, which is performing below its capacity, can flourish.

Cheema revealed that textile policies would be approved by the the first week of July.

According to the Minister, Government plans to introduce a complete policy for this industry so that all the sectors and sub-sectors should work in unison.

The Textile Ministry plans to establish garment cities within in next two to three years. The one in Karachi would start in Pakistan Textile City Limited and in Lahore it would be set up in Sundar Industrial State.


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