Minister reviews preparations for Dubai affairs debate

LAHORE: The fourth steering committee meeting chaired by Provincial Minister of Industries and Trade Aslam Iqbal and Chief Secretary Kamran Ali Afzal was held at the Civil Secretariat to review ministerial arrangements for the Dubai Expo. The meeting also discussed the holding of the International Business Conference in Dubai, the dispatch of an advanced team, the financial issues related to the Dubai Expo and other matters.

Addressing the meeting, Aslam Iqbal said departments should prepare high quality documentaries for Dubai Expo 2020 to be successful. The Dubai Expo will highlight the Punjab’s investment potential on a global scale. He said that the holding of an international trade conference by the provincial government in Dubai in November would bring new investment to the Punjab.

CM Usman Buzdar will be the main guest of the conference and chambers of commerce and industry and the business community will be fully represented in the debate, he added. The minister said that investors will be informed of the measures taken to accelerate the process of industrialization of Punjab through the Dubai Expo. He said the provincial departments participating in the Dubai Expo would complete their arrangements soon.