Sindh Board of investment, National Logistics Cell sign Memorandum of Understanding to set up a logistics park in Dhabeji-Thatta

Karachi, May 15, 2018 (PPI-OT): Sindh Board of Investment (SBI) and National Logistics Cell (NLC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) here today in SBI office Karachi. Through this agreement both the parties will collaborate and promote the setting up of a Logistics Park within the proposed China Pakistan special economic zone, Dhabeji-Thatta. The MoU was signed by Director General NLC Major General Mushtaq Ahmed Faisal and the Chairperson SBI Ms.Naheed Memon.

Through this agreement both sides will actively carry out the engagements for establishment of the Logistics Park, in accordance with the Master Plan and feasibility study of the China Pakistan Special Economic Zone Dhabeji. According to the agreement SBI would promote and extend possible facilitation to NLC, for its role as Logistics Park Management Organization in Dhabeji Special Economic zone with the collaboration/partnership of foreign commercial enterprises and designated Chinese enterprises, having experience in establishment, operations and management of a world class Special Economic Zone, of such nature, as per contemporary standards with the consent of SBI and zone developer.

On this occasion Naheed Memon said that CPEC has opening the doors of accelerated economic activity in Pakistan, Logistics is an essential and a big part of the economic activity. Naheed Memon said that through this MoU with NLC the wheel towards development, economic activity and prosperity will certainly run faster in the province.

Director General NLC Major General Mushtaq Ahmed Faisal while addressing the event said that Special Economic zones takes important role in the industrial development and are our assets. On this occasion renowned Industrialist Mr.Arif Habib and Chairman TCS (pvt) limited Mr.Khalid Nawaz Awan also addressed the gathering and gave their valuable suggestions. Besides other officers of NLC Brigadier Nasir Mahmood, Brigadier Abrar Mehboob, Brigadier Tauqeer Afsar, Brigadier (retd) Shabbir Hussain, Colonel Amir Khan were also present in the meeting.

For more information, contact:
Information and Archives Department
Directorate of Press Information
Government of Sindh
95-Sindh Secretariat 4-B, Karachi, Pakistan
Tel: +92-21-99204423, +92-21-99204401

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