ISLAMABAD: Head Of State Imran Khan has actually begun meetings of candidates for the port of Azad Jammu and Kashmir head of state in which they are being asked for their future strategy and also sights on atmosphere, tourism as well as national and worldwide concerns.
Nonetheless, uncertainty prevails regarding who will be the next AJK premier as the listing of probables continues to swell.
On the initial day on Thursday, the head of state talked to five candidates– Sardar Tanveer Ilyas, Barrister Sultan Mehmood, Khawaja Farooq, Azhar Sadiq and also Abdul Qayyum Niazi. Mr Niazi was not previously in the run for the PM slot, however his name came to the fore all of a sudden.
3 to four candidates will be interviewed on Friday (today) and Mr Khan it is expected to announce the name of new AJK premier prior to Aug 5.
Five aspirants contact PM, three to 4 will fulfill today
A source stated Prime Minister Khan shared annoyance as he was being contacted by different quarters for “assistance and favour” for particular candidates, but he told the hopefuls that he would take his own choice with no pressure.
” Yes, the head of state has actually begun meetings of candidates as well as currently no person can be called himself as a lot of favourite one,” Details Minister Fawad Chaudhry told Dawn. He claimed 4 to 5 candidates for the workplace of AJK premier fulfilled Mr Khan on Thursday and also practically the very same number of people would fulfill him on Friday.
” The head of state is taking extensive meetings of the candidates in which he is asking concerns about environment, tourism, economic situation, border problems as well as their future strategies,” he added.
Fawad Chaudhry said the spadework for the development of AJK government had begun after the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf won bulk seats in the recent elections. He stated PM Khan would certainly also finalise the names of the president and also audio speaker and replacement speaker of the AJK Legislative Assembly.
The resource claimed that after the conference with the prime minister, the body language of both Sardar Tanveer and also Sultan Mehmood appeared to be “boring” which showed that a few other prospects were likewise being seriously taken into consideration.
Unique technology zones
Head of state Khan required paying equivalent attention in the direction of establishing of unique technology areas in Balochistan as well as Azad Jammu and also Kashmir, besides significant cities that were currently ahead of the curve in establishing such STZs. He observed that enhanced number of STZs with all required ecological community would go a long way in promoting technology businesses to thrive in the country.
The head of state stated this while supervising a meeting held to review the progression made towards simplifying business procedures, specifically in top priority sectors, including little and moderate business (SMEs), and also facility of STZs in the country.
PM Khan appreciated the progression made until now by different departments of the federal and rural governments towards enhancing the ease of doing business in addition to actions, consisting of simple as well as rapid enrollment of companies and also online approvals with a fast track system. He directed the pertinent authorities to expedite service the remaining recognized action in that regard.
The prime minister expressed fulfillment over the initiatives being made to change the tax obligation system and also routed that optimum assistance of business neighborhood be ensured.
The head of state stated the proposal for levying a fixed tax on goods at an economical price could likewise be taken into consideration in examination with all stakeholders, besides intro of global standards ranking program to make certain quality control.
He applauded the Special Technology Areas Authority’s initiatives to draw in big technology business like Huawei and also Samsung in addition to top boot camps to start procedures in Pakistan. It would not just use great deal of training chances to gifted Pakistani IT experts yet also provide them satisfying job opportunity, the prime minister preserved.
Ravi Urban City
Prime Minister Khan was filled in that Lahore’s upcoming Ravi City is being created under a modern forestation plan to address ecological risks of the municipal.
The prime minister, who chaired a testimonial meeting on Ravi City and Lahore Central Business District, was informed that the extensive plan would include defense of the existing woodlands and establishment of environment-friendly locations, including public parks as well as botanical gardens. Bird sanctuaries and also butterfly parks according to global standards as well as in consultation with professionals will be one more highlight of the plan.
The prime minister was filled in that a 24,000-kanal Jhoke Forest to be set up in Ravi City would be the very first of its kind in the nation which would certainly be kept track of by wise sensing units. The task has been partnered with Huawei for technological assistance. A Knowledge Park on 150 acres of land will be set up in the vicinity.
It was highlighted that over 1,000 sectors would certainly be set up within the country’s first Renewable Industrial Zone over an area of 2,000 acres in Ravi Urban City.
The industrial zone will certainly supply facilities like information technology parks, freezer, garbage dump websites, low-pollution as well as green market, green books and also water therapy plants. Additionally, a waste power plant will certainly be installed in the project.
About Central Enterprise Zone, the head of state was informed that Rs13 billion profits was anticipated from the public auction of 5 stories on Aug 4 in the initial phase. The second phase will certainly likewise be held in near future.
The prime minister said both the projects would certainly play a vital duty in settling the troubles of Lahore city as well as promote financial task. He bought formula of a detailed technique for unhindered progress on the projects.
The conference was attended by Priest of State for Info Farrukh Habib, PM’s special assistant Shahbaz Gill, Naya Pakistan Real estate Authority chairman retired Lt Gen Anwar Ali Haider and also Lahore Growth Authority vice chairman Sheikh Muhammad Imran. Financing Minister Shaukat Tareen, Punjab Real Estate Priest Mian Mahmood-ur-Rasheed, Punjab chief minister’s Advisor to Dr Salman Shah, Ravi Urban Development Authority Chief Executive Officer Imran Amin and senior officials took part in the meeting with video link.