Khyber Pakhtunkhaw govt to promote CPEC’s Rashakai Special Economic Zone globally

Peshawar: Khyber Pakhtunkhaw provincial government of Pakistan has vowed to promote the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC)’s Rashakai Special Economic Zone (SEZ) globally through a strong marketing campaign.

Officials from Rashakai Special Economic Zone Development and Operations Company (RSEZDOC) and China Road and Bridge Corporations (CRBC), along with the members of the Board of Directors (BoD) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Economic Zones Development and Management Company (KP-EZDMC), Chief Executive Officer (CEO) KP-EZDMC Javed Iqbal Khattak, Vice Chairman Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Board of Investment and Trade (KPBOIT) Saidd Mehmood and others met here with Special Assistant to Khyber Pakhtunkhaw Chief Minister on Industries Abdul Karim Tordher to discuss the CPEC SEZ.

The Special Assistant emphasized on expeditious colonization efforts and promoting the Zone globally with a strong marketing campaign locally as well as overseas to attract investments. He informed that the provincial government planned to promote the Rashakai SEZ at the international level.

The Special Assistant was briefed by the RSEZDOC team on the Rashakai SEZ through a detailed presentation on the progress of development work, marketing strategy chosen for the promotion of the Zone, enterprises presently working, enterprises in the approval process and concerns pertaining to the Zone.

In addition, the Special Assistant conducted a detailed site inspection to monitor the ongoing development in the Zone.

With an area of 1000 acres, Rashakai Special Economic Zone is a premier CPEC project and is a Prioritized Special Economic Zone. RSEZ will provide 200,000 direct and indirect employment opportunities to the locals upon colonization.

The Special Assistant, on the occasion, also suggested promoting Rashakai Special Economic Zone during the planned Investment conference in Qatar.